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Re: Terrible display flickering after FC5 update today



On Wed, 25 Oct 2006 12:53:58 -0400
Neal Becker <ndbecker2 gmail com> wrote:

> Neal Becker wrote:
> 
> > After today's fc5 update, I now have a horrible random flickering on my
> > display.  I only hope fc6 (when I can finally get bt to download it) will
> > repair it.

> 
> Went away after reboot.  This is probably just a different manifestation of
> an (apparent) race condition with starting the X server.

Not sure what you mean by flickering, but with my radeon I have noticed
(much more often on FC6 test than FC5) that it sometimes acts like the dpms
monitor shut-down stuff gets triggered randomly every few seconds. It will
go through a really bad time, then it will stop happening for a while. Video
just keeps turning on and off. If I reboot enough, I'll eventually get
to a state where it no longer does it (until the next time I reboot :-).


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