ATI, F8 and momentary black screen

Anne Wilson cannewilson at
Sat Jun 7 17:13:50 UTC 2008

On Saturday 07 June 2008 11:46:36 Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Sat, 07 Jun 2008 00:23:30 -0600
> Frank Cox <theatre at> wrote:
> > What could be the problem here?
> There is a long tradition of flickering and blanking
> of displays on radeons, now you can join the brotherhood :-).
> In my case, it actually turned out to be at least
> partially the monitor's fault. Using a different DVI
> input on the monitor made it go away:

Not only radeons.  My CentOS box has an nvidia, and is fine in analogue mode, 
but in dvi mode it blinks exactly as described.

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