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Re: virtual consoles are blank after resuming.

fedora-test-list-bounces redhat com wrote on 03/06/2007 08:42:50 PM:

> On Tue, 2007-03-06 at 17:50 -0500, Michel Salim wrote:
> > 2007/3/6, Rodd Clarkson <rodd clarkson id au>:
> > > Okay, I should have reported this one ages ago, but my virtual
> > > go blank after I resume from a suspend.
> > >
> > > Anyone else seeing this?
> > >
> > I get that too. Some video card drivers apparently do not get
> > reinitialized properly. What's your video card? I have an ATi Radeon
> > XPRESS 200M here. Had to use acpi_sleep=s3_bios to even get X Window
> > back after resume.
> I'm using the follow:
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV41.8 [GeForce Go
> 6800] (rev a2)
> Of course, I realized that after complaining about this I was just going
> to get shot down since I'm using the nvidia driver.
> Sadly, the nv driver doesn't resume, so the virtual-consoles aren't the
> only things that remains blank on resume. ;-]
> Hopefully enough others have seen this (using non-proprietary drivers)
> that someone will take notice.  It sure makes debugging and fixing
> things hard with X stops responding and you can't see a virt-console.

FWIW... Sometimes its not the driver that doesn't resume, its the
backlight that doesn't turn back on... effectively giving you a black

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