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RE: [SLE] Memtest for a Monitor?
  • From: "Chris" <meliore@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2005 06:12:15 +1000
  • Message-id: <NGEGKENPBKIBHPPNIHEAGELKCDAA.meliore@xxxxxxxxxxxx>


-----Original Message-----
From: Constant Brouerius van Nidek [mailto:constant@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Sunday, 27 March 2005 4:42 PM
To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [SLE] Memtest for a Monitor?


On Friday 25 March 2005 09:32, Brad Bourn wrote:
> I've seen some monitors / video cards act differently to the screen
> blanking and dpms commands. sometimes you need to issue a xset s reset in
> order to get the screen to come back. I wrote a little script that lets
me
> figure out the differences (attached) I hope it may shed some light on
the
> subject for you.....
>
> you can lookup the command with konqueror, just type man:/<command> in
> Location.
>
>
> B-)
>
> On Thursday 24 March 2005 11:58 pm, Constant Brouerius van Nidek wrote:
> > Experiencing a problem with my monitor I am wondering if there is some
> > special program for testing a monitor like the memtest program for the

>>>Thanks. First ran the dpms_test on my 9.0 setup.
>>>The monitor went blank at once and was not seen back ;-(.
>>>Tried to run it in console but there it misses the X.
>>>So I have to try to solve it without the test first. Yesterday night
though I
>>>did not have any blackout but this morning as the temperatures began to
rise
>>>it started again. Night temperatures around 22 C day temps around 27 C in
my
>>>(open) computer room. The monitor housing feels relatively hot so I have
>>>placed an old Apple fan on the housing to get some airflow in the
monitor.
>>>Hope it helps.
>>>In my 9.2 setup I have disabled the standby mode as suggested by
BandiPat.


Why is the monitor getting so hot? I don't think thats normal. I'd get it
checked.
Chris




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