Random Screen Blank on startup all the Time.
chris.stone at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 19:21:29 UTC 2004
try adding acpi=off to your /etc/grub.conf file, for example:
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.5-1.358 ro root=LABEL=/ quiet vga=ask acpi=off
On Tue, 1 Jun 2004 09:04:25 -0400, Ragone_Andrew <andrag at bergen.org> wrote:
> for me, these are similar but i never can recover [most of the time i cant] I installed i386 on my machine instead of x86_64 to see if it worked better. It doesnt too much. It will run longer without freezing but when it goes black, i cannot use the keyboard. The screen sometimes comes back but then the mouse doesnt click [although it does move].... how could i fix the acpi bug?
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> From: Andy Green [mailto:fedora at warmcat.com]
> Sent: Tue 6/1/2004 5:39 AM
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: Random Screen Blank on startup all the Time.
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> On Tuesday 01 June 2004 10:02, Christopher Stone wrote:
> > This option is already disabled and it happens to me anyway. I think
> > this is actually some kind of ACPI bug in the kernel itself. I
> > restarted X today, and again it happend. 3 monitor shutdowns about 20
> > minutes apart. After that, everything is back to normal.
> I also have this here on at least two machines, but I only get one hit of it,
> it seems exactly 20 minutes after Xorg started. Usually I am typing or
> something and I clear it immediately, but if it happens while I was reading
> something it persists until I move the mouse or hit a key, and it is
> regardless of how recently a key was pressed or the mouse moved.
> - -Andy
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