[Debian-eeepc-devel] Problems with screen turning off
olof at ethup.se
Mon Jul 13 21:19:44 UTC 2009
On 2009-07-13 23:00, Thiemo Nagel wrote:
> I'm having a problem on 1000HGO (lenny, 2.6.30) which might be related:
> When I open a second X session to login a second user and play web video
> there, sometimes the second session locks up, but without disturbing the
> first session. However, restarting the X server on the 2nd session
> doesn't help, the virtual console #8 remains dead.
Thanks for your reply, but my problem is that the screen turns off. No
light at all. Your problem sounds unrelated.
> When your having problems again, could you please check whether you can
> switch to the console (Ctrl-Alt-F1) and back (Alt-F7)? What happens when
> you kill the X server using Ctrl-Alt-Backspace? Does it re-spawn? (This
> is just to check whether we have a similar problem. Can anybody advise
> concerning diagnosis?)
I have already tried that (sorry for forgetting to mention this in the
original mail). Pressing "random" keys makes the harddrive led flash
for a few second, but no other indication of anything happening.
Swtiching to a console or killing X with ctrl+alt+backspace does not
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