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Re: every so often, screen just goes black



On Tue, 2009-05-19 at 12:51 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 12:23:27PM +0200, Harald Hoyer wrote:
> > On 05/17/2009 02:20 PM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >>    on my (currently up to date) f11 beta system, every so often while
> >> i'm in gnome, the screen goes black.  no, it's not the screensaver
> >> kicking in after a certain idle period.  i might have just typed
> >> something and, two seconds later, blackness.  move the mouse, i get my
> >> display back.  no harm, just weird.
> >>
> >>   i'm currently running the latest radeon driver, with "XAA" in
> >> xorg.conf.  it's not fatal, obviously, just unusual -- i've never had
> >> that behaviour in previous versions of fedora.
> >
> > This is an already reported bug of gnome-power-manager, IIRC
> 
> Could this be https://bugzilla.redhat.com/498041 rearing its head
> again?  I am experiencing this, too, using the build that supposedly
> fixed that bug.  I'm going to enable some verbosity to see if I can
> catch it in the act before reopening.

It's not the same bug, because I had that bug, and I don't have it
now. :) But it could somehow be related to that. What timeout do you
guys all have set in gnome-power-preferences for 'Put display to sleep
when...'?
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