Odd Poewr Saving problems?

Vladimir Egorin vladimir at math.uic.edu
Mon Oct 4 17:43:56 PDT 2004

On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 08:03:24PM -0400, Brian Fundakowski Feldman wrote:
	> On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 09:18:19AM +0930, Adam Smith wrote:
	> > I have a strange issue with power saving and FreeBSD 5.3.  I've been
	> > experiencing it through BETA4-6.
	> > 
	> > I am running X with KDE3.3, and every now and then FreeBSD presents me with
	> > a black screen (as if it has detected that it is now time to suspend
	> > display).
	> > 
	> > Each time it is fixed by just pressing a button or moving my mouse, as per
	> > a normal power saving function.
	> > 
	> > Is there any other information I can provide that might shed some light to
	> > the problem?
	> I see the same thing running a KDE3.3 desktop and Xorg.  It only happens a
	> few times, though, soon after I first enter X.  If anyone knows how to
	> enable any kind of logging for DPMS requests to see if it's an X app
	> causing it, or to log the DPMS timers to see if it's an X server bug,
	> I'll try them.
	> -- 
	> Brian Fundakowski Feldman                           \'[ FreeBSD ]''''''''''\
	>   <> green at FreeBSD.org                               \  The Power to Serve! \
	>  Opinions expressed are my own.                       \,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,\

Same here, with a recent X.org port and Matrox Millenium 
graphics card.  The problem first appeared in XFree86-4.3
and persisted after upgrade to X.org.


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