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Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.2 Can't wake up from blanked-out screen with Xmms
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 02:30:07 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0502200225270.8157@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Saturday 2005-02-19 at 17:17 -0500, Bryan Tyson wrote:

> cannot get back to my desktop. I just have a dark screen. What I have
> done so far is either ctrl-alt-backspace to restart X or ctrl-alt-F1
> and reboot from command line.
>
> So far I have only seen it happen while xmms is playing. In other words,
> any other time the screen blanks out, it wakes up fine with a key tap
> or mouse wiggle.
>
> Has anyone else seen such a behavior and does anyone have an idea for
> solving the problem? Also, what happened when the screen is dark? Did X
> crash or something? Is it the power saving?

You can check for your self. You say you can get to the command line,
therefore, you can start killing apps till you get back your X. I would
start with xmms.

Or use top to see if an app is eating cpu time.

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson

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