Blanked screen never returns
mrzenwiz at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 15:34:19 UTC 2016
On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 7:36 AM, MR <mrzenwiz at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 1:04 AM, Amichai Rotman <amichai at iglu.org.il> wrote:
>> It seems to be a power management issue with the Graphics Adapter. Searching for the model of the laptop, I found it has an nVidia chip.
>> Did you installed the proprietary drivers? Try installing the latest available in the 'Additional Drivers' tab in Software Sources.
> On the laptop - no. I completely forgot about that. I'll try this weekend when I'll be using it.
> On the desktop, no - it's running with an ASRock Z97 Pro5 m/b with the onboard video controller. My config file says that's an nvidia, but lsmod shows an i915 driver, so I don't think that's it.
> However, last night I installed the nvidia driver, which made no difference so I uninstalled it, and this morning the blanking operation is working again.
> More to come...
I was mistaken - the screen didn't go blank, the glslideshow fails
saying display :0.0 does not support the GLX extension.
I'll have to look that one up.
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