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Re: every so often, screen just goes black



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.

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