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Re: Filesystem corruption, data loss on usb drives, and more problems with FC2

On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 10:49:44 +0100
Jonathan Rawle <jr36 leicester ac uk> wrote:

> Fernando Perez wrote:
> > Display doesn't shut off
> > ------------------------
> > 
> > I have display power management enabled in KDE, and it does go
> > black, but not
> > really off.  I issue manually
> > 
> > xset dpms force off
> > 
> > it goes black, but the monitor doesn't detect that it's in 'power
> > save' mode, where the power light would switch from green to orange.
> > 
> You're lucky! I can't stop DPMS from activating on my machine. After
> 30 minutes the screen blanks and the monitor goes off, and it happens
> again 10 minutes later - this is while I'm sitting using the computer!
> If I disable DPMS is xorg.conf, it still goes blank but without
> powering down the monitor.
> I originally thought this was a KDE bug, but it still happens even if
> all power management is disabled in the KDE control centre. KDE 3.2.3
> doesn't fix it either.

Have you tried passing apm=off on the kernel boot arguments?


Andre Oliveira da Costa

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