CRT flickering like mad on wakeup

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sun Oct 17 19:34:29 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-10-17 at 14:01 -0500, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Oct 2010 16:46:32 -0400
> Moore wrote:
> > My old huge Dell CRT flickers like crazy after it goes into sleep mode
> > and wakes up when I move the mouse. I've turned off all of the
> > "power-savers" I can find. I'm not running compiz. I mean it really
> > puts on a display, changing resolutions. I'm afraid I'll toast this
> > older beast. Any suggestions? Ric
> > 
> DUCK!  It's gonna blow!

Heh, if this beast blows it'll be a big one. I reverted back to an older
xorg.conf to see if this remedies it. There was an option for DPMS that
I didn't "like the looks of". <waving a chicken foot> I commented it
out. But, it was flickering like crazy when it would wake up. Nasty. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
Linux user# 44256 

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