Xorg problems

Karl Larsen k5di at zianet.com
Sat Oct 18 05:25:44 UTC 2008

Nils Kassube wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>>         Two times now, after the monitor has been turned off an hour or
>> two, when it comes back up I have a dark screen with a good cursor that
>> moves as directed by the trackball. I have learned the fix is to use
>> Ctrl-Alt-F1 to drop out of X windows and then Ctrl-Alt-F7 to return to
>> X wildows.
> So this doesn't happen every time you switch off the monitor for an hour? 
> Then I would guess it is a problem with one of the screen savers. If you 
> have set your machine to randomly select a screen saver it might hit one 
> which doesn't really work with your machine for some reason. Therefore 
> you could select a specific screen saver which does work, e.g. "blank 
> screen" which should work with every machine.
> Nils
    Thanks and that could be the case but I have just a single screen 
saver selected. It might be the power saver things and I turned it all off.



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