Odd Poewr Saving problems?
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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