Bug 624320 - gnome-screensaver kills video by putting display to sleep
gnome-screensaver kills video by putting display to sleep
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-screensaver (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-08-15 21:15 EDT by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2011-06-28 10:34 EDT (History)
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2010-08-15 21:15:16 EDT
Description of problem:

With gnome-screensaver configured in "Power Management" to put a display to sleep on Acer TravelMate 230 laptop (intel video driver) it does that but there is no way to get that display back.  A machine is thorougly locked up for all practical purposes - a black screen, no reaction to any input and network connections are gone.

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How reproducible:
every time I tried

Additional info:
This could be related to bug 624316 where a video on a resume is not restored unless --quirk-s3-bios and --quirk-s3-mode are applied.  A difference is that there a machine was in principle running, albeit sans video, and here is quite dead.

Screensaver reversibly blanking video did work in the past on that laptop but this was before 'intel' driver replaced older ones.

I may, or may not, have an access to that machine in a September-December period.
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