Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 428328
Screen enters standby randomly
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:35:05 EST
Description of problem:
Screen enters standby randomly. In order to exit standby on the screen the user
must enter another console with CTRL-ALT-F1 and switch back with CTRL-ALT-F7 in
order for the display to return.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): Fedora 8, up to
date as of 10Jan08
How reproducible: Completely Random. I notice it happens when I surf random
pages in Firefox, but can not reproduce the bug by revisiting those pages. Other
users have reported it happening with other programs at
Steps to Reproduce: N/A completely random. Happens for me about once per week.
Actual results: Screen enters standby.
Expected results: Screen should not enter standby when computer is in use.
Additional info: Seems related to bug 243022: xorg-x11 radeon driver blanks in
the most unopportune moments except the screen will not return without switching
Created attachment 291327 [details]
X-Server config file
Created attachment 291328 [details]
X server log
In my messages log I get the following around the time of the screen entering
stanby but I think it's just the screen coming out of standby when I switch
consoles. The screen went to standby at 14:02 and I switched consoles a few
seconds after it occured.
Jan 10 14:01:07 localhost gconfd (Orion6-2717): Resolved address
"xml:readwrite:/home/Orion6/.gconf" to a writable configuration source at position 0
Jan 10 14:02:58 localhost acpid: client connected from 2624[0:0]
Jan 10 14:02:59 localhost kernel: agpgart: Found an AGP 3.0 compliant device at
Jan 10 14:02:59 localhost kernel: agpgart: Putting AGP V3 device at 0000:00:00.0
into 8x mode
Jan 10 14:02:59 localhost kernel: agpgart: Putting AGP V3 device at 0000:01:00.0
into 8x mode
Jan 10 14:02:59 localhost kernel: [drm] Loading R300 Microcode
Jan 10 14:03:16 localhost gconfd (root-2961): starting (version 2.20.1), pid
2961 user 'root'
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