Re: Lenovo T520i X11 Intel i810 "static display" issue
Keith: not sure if you're still seeing this issue, but it's been
resolved for me with a recent testing/sid update. I'll have to check
my laptop to see just which 3.0 kernel and xorgs packages I'm using,
but all my video freeze/static issues (playback of video reduced view,
full-screen view, toggling between X11 and console,
suspend/hibernate/restore, and logging off/on to X11 sessions), are
On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 5:25 AM, <email@example.com> wrote:
> In response to a previous thread:
> Dr. Mobius, Bill Brelsford, et all:
> Did anyone find a solution or even a cause for this "static display"
> problem upon resume from suspend?
> I see that Martin Steigerwald claims that upgrading to 3.0 solves the
> problem, but it hasn't solved the problem for me- I am running 3.1.0-rc1
> with all upgraded packages on my Thinkpad T520 and the problem persists.
> In looking around on the Internet I see that others have the same problem,
> and _sometimes_ upgrading mysteriously helps, but no one seems to know a
> definitive answer.
> I would appreciate any help anyone can offer.
>> The symptoms are that the display doesn't update -- while it's
>> viewable. There's no visible response to keyboard or mouse inputs.
>> The pointer itself /does/ move around the display, but windows
>> don't take focus, won't resize or move, etc.
>> However if I toggle away (<shift><alt><F1-6>) then back to
>> (<alt><F7> or <alt><F8>) the display -- the changes /are/
>> reflected. I've taken advantage of this to shut down windows/apps
>> If i restart X ("sudo /etc/init.d/kdm stop; sudo /etc/init.d/kdm
>> start" from another virtual console), X works properly, usually.
>> I've noticed this under several desktops / window managers (GNOME,
>> KDE, XFCE, twm, wmaker). It doesn't appear to be specific to the
>> window manager.
>> Restarting the window manager doesn't clear the behavior.
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Dr. Ed Morbius
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Krell Power Systems Unlimited