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Re: Intermittent blank screen – Stretch




On 06/01/2018 01:11 PM, floris wrote:
Mike schreef op 2018-06-01 01:27:
I have just installed Stretch and and randomly getting a 2 second (or
so) blank screen. I can go for quite some time without it happening,
or it can happen several times over a few minutes. I can dual boot
with Jessie and do not have the problem with that – so I think I can
rule out a hardware issue.

I have an Nvidia GTX1050 video card, HDMI output to a Samsung 49" TV,
4K video. There is no other type of input into the TV for me to be
able to test.

Here is what I have done
1. Installed Stretch (amd64) with XFCE
2. apt-get install firmware-linux nvidia-driver nvidia-settings nvidia-xconfig
3. run nvidia-xconfig
4. turned off screen blanking in power settings

I am quite happy to spend time troubleshooting, but don’t really know
where to start. The blanking happens too quickly for me to be able to
do anything at the time.

Does anyone have any thoughts?

Thanks

Mike

You can try the NVidia driver module from backports [1] and/or run journalctl -f in a terminal and wait for the blank screen.

[1] https://packages.debian.org/stretch-backports/nvidia-driver

It's a bug and can be reproduced, happens on both Intel and Nvidia.
Does not happen on Wheeze or Jessie without systemd.

Thanks,
--
Jimmy Johnson

Devuan Jessie - TDE Trinity R14.0.4 - AMD A8-7600 - EXT4 at sda2
Registered Linux User #380263