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Re: Monitor instantly sleeps



On Sun, 19 Apr 2009 11:43:22 -0400
GMICHALS purdue edu wrote:

> Frank,
>     Mine boots fine but it sleeps during the boot and login. In other words the 
> boot text shows, then goes blank after a few seconds until it reaches some new 
> level of the boot the another breif text flash and this continues until the end 
> of the boot.  I can log on only by turing my screen off and on and quickly 
> moving my mouse to the login box, then typing..I will try the screen saver 
> suggestion

What video card and monitor do you have?

Do you see anything interesting in /var/log/Xorg.0.log ?

Do you have the same problem when you boot into runlevel 3 instead of runlevel
5?

What happens when you log in at runlevel 3 and then type startx at the bash
prompt?



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