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Re: Monitor goes to sleep on X startup following upgrade in sid



On 1/26/10, Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de> wrote:
> On 2010-01-26 08:43 +0100, Joe Neal wrote:
>
>  > I just rebooted my sid box for the first time in about a week to find
>  > that my monitor goes into sleep mode following X startup.
>  > Ctl-Alt-F1-F6 wakes it up and lets me log into a console.  Ctl-Alt-F7
>  > puts it back to sleep.
>
>
> Looks like bug #564115.

perhaps it's related, yes

>  > There are some segfaults in the X log related to input drivers, but
>  > nothing that looks like it would cause this problem.  I can't copy and
>  > paste easily because I'm on a different computer.
>  >
>  > I've got a motherboard with an integrated i915 video chipset that uses
>  > the intel X driver.  The driver is being properly loaded by X
>  > according to the logs.
>
>
> In version 2:2.9.1-2, xserver-xorg-video-intel uses kernel mode setting
>  by default.  I assume you are running a 2.6.32 kernel?

Yes, I am.

>  > I've tried switching out GDM for KDM to make sure that's not the problem.
>  >
>  > I use apt-listbugs and only upgrade once a week or so.  I skimmed the
>  > list of RC bugs and didn't see anything like this.  I searched the
>  > debian forum, looked at several recent mailing list archives  and
>  > asked on irc.  Anyone here got any ideas?
>
>
> Try adding a line
>
>  options i915 powersave=0
>
>  to /etc/modprobe.d/i915-kms.conf.  Does that help?

Sorry, no luck.Thanks though. That produced no change.


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