3 Beeps, Then Black Screen
jefrat at earthlink.net
Fri Apr 16 23:11:17 UTC 2004
On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 06:45:20PM -0400, billg wrote:
> At seemingly random points during the install, the machine will emit 3
> beeps and the monitor's screen will go black. Disk activity appears to
> stop. When I tap on a key, the display corrects itself and things
> proceed until the next time. If I nurse things along and complete an
> install, the problem occurs during normal use. This happens every few
> minutes and makes Fedora impossible to use. I've tried multiple CD's from
> a variety of sources.
Sounds like the system is going into standby mode. I'd check your BIOS.
Could you have maybe turned on power management by mistake? Maybe you've
installed with power management support this time, and the system
is going to standby after a given period of inactivity.
Just a guess. Hope it helps.
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