Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)
Date:      Sun, 10 Apr 2011 00:44:30 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Warren Block <>
To:        "Michael D. Norwick" <>
Subject:   Re: Problem with an ATI x2900 video adapter
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>
References:  <>

Next in thread | Previous in thread | Raw E-Mail | Index | Archive | Help
On Sun, 10 Apr 2011, Michael D. Norwick wrote:

> surprised this afternoon when, while the installation of gnome2 was working, 
> I think it was building GCC 4.4 and friends, the HP 2010i LCD monitor I use 
> on the machine appeared to lose the input to its DVI port.  The HD activity 
> light was still flickering so I let it continue and waited a hour or so for 
> it to quit indicating activity before I pressed the reset button.

Sounds like the video card went into power save.  Pressing a shift key 
might have brought it back.

> I would like to know if anyone else has experienced this or, if a PR is 
> necessary against the Xorg radeon driver.

It's not clear whether you were running in the console or X.  If X 
wasn't even installed yet, the radeon driver could not have been at 

Want to link to this message? Use this URL: <>