[Debian-eeepc-devel] Problems with screen turning off

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Jul 14 20:07:33 UTC 2009

Am Dienstag, den 14.07.2009, 16:20 +0200 schrieb Olof Johansson:
> On 2009-07-14 06:29, Paul Menzel wrote:
> > Are you able to switch to a console? If yes, try running something like
> > screen in the X session and attach to it from the console or over the
> > network to investigate further.
> Nope, I can't. The screen is off completly.

Can you log in from a different system, for example using ssh?

sudo aptitude install screen
screen # in session which blanks the screen, maybe even start mplayer\
from it
# Ctrl + a then d to detach

# from another system log in over ssh and issue the following command\
to resume
screen -r
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