Solved: X dies after inactivity on Inspiron 4100
Thanks! That solved it.
Xaveer Leijtens <X.Leijtens@its.tudelft.nl> http://oed.its.tudelft.nl
Mike Alborn wrote on 07-Feb-2002:
> On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 03:49:44PM +0100, Xaveer Leijtens wrote:
> > I have a problem with X 4.1 on my inspiron 4100. I use the vesa driver.
> > After about 15 minutes of inactivity the X server dies:
> > Fatal server error:
> > Caught signal 11. Server aborting
> > This happens even if I switch off apm kernel support and disable power
> > management from the BIOS. Otherwise, suspend (apm -s) works fine, even from
> > within X.
> > I run Debian testing, kernel 2.4.16 (but older kernels had the same
> > problem). Details about my setup are on http://pic.its.tudelft.nl/inspiron/
> > Does anyone know what is responsible for killing the X server?
> This is just a shot in the dark, but check your XF86Config-4 file. In
> the "Monitor" section, there may be a line like:
> Option "DPMS"
> Remove/disable the line if it's there.
> HTH & HAND,
> Mike Alborn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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