Bug#610491: [squeeze sparc] text console goes blank after ca. 10-15 minutes and doesn't unblank anymore
Axel Beckert wrote:
> When I work on the framebuffer text console on my UltraSPARC 10 with an
> 13W3 monitor as primary screen, the console blanks after approximately
> 10 or 15 minutes even if I'm typing on that console at that moment.
> Switching back to X with Alt-F7 works fine and I can continue to work
> there, but switching back to the text console with e.g. Ctrl-Alt-F1
> doesn't unblank it either. It remains black and unusable until the
> system rebooted.
> BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-2.6.32-5-sparc64 root=/dev/mapper/vg0-root ro video=atyfb:off
> 01:02.0 VGA compatible controller : ATI Technologies Inc 3D Rage Pro 215GP [1002:4750] (rev 5c) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Yeah, that sounds annoying.
Am I guessing correctly that you disable atyfb to avoid this bug, and
for X you were using fbdev rather than the mach64 driver? Please
attach full "dmesg" output from reproducing this, plus output from
"reportbug --template xserver-xorg-core".
Hope that helps,