Re: Fwd: ATI Radeon 9800 Pro blacks out, unrecoverable
On Fre, 2012-03-16 at 17:04 -0800, Kristen R wrote:
> On 03/15/2012 11:44 PM, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Don, 2012-03-15 at 12:33 -0800, Kristen R wrote:
> >> Your requested files can be found at ftp://atmyhome.org/kristen
> >> I have included dmesg, Xorg.0.log, and a screen shot of top.
> > The lines
> > disable FP1
> > at the end of Xorg.0.log indicate something is telling the X driver to
> > put the monitor into DPMS power saving mode. It's not clear what that
> > is, but it looks like it might be some kind of daemon such as
> > gnome-power-manager or maybe upower or something HAL related. Does the
> > problem also occur if you start some kind of failsafe session instead of
> > your normal one?
> Failsafe session? I don't have a failsafe session option prior to logging in
You could try something like
xinit $(which xterm)
(or some simple window manager you have installed, instead of xterm)
from a console login.
Earthling Michel Dänzer | http://www.amd.com
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