xorg DPMS bug work-around

Rasmus Back rasmus.back at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 13:24:14 UTC 2004

On Thu, 26 Aug 2004 11:53:21 +0100, Jonathan Rawle <jr36 at leicester.ac.uk> wrote:
> There is a bug in xorg that causes the screen to blank at random while the
> system is in use. See for example
> http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2004-May/msg07823.html
> This is a generic xorg bug, not one particular to Fedora:
> http://freedesktop.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=792

So that's what's causing it! I was wondering why my display would
suddenly go blank even though I was moving the mouse. One question
though. do you have an nVidia card? At home I have a GeForce 4, but at
work my machine has a radeon 9600 and that machine doesn't have this
blanking problem.
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