Re: "fatal" screen blanking
- Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2019 09:08:33 -0400
- From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: "fatal" screen blanking
Gene Heskett composed on 2019-04-05 06:03 (UTC-0400):
> On Friday 05 April 2019 04:09:55 Felix Miata wrote:
>> Were you running MC in TDE? Have you set its screen power save to
>> maximum 120 minutes (as I do)?
> MC has no such option. TDE I haven't checked yet. But PI sure wouldn't
> think its defaults would be such a disaster
I didn't mean MC has any blanking option. I meant starting TDE session, then
in Konsole or directly opening MC.
>> Have you tried anything like xorg.conf for dpms? e.g.
> The monitor was not turned off, just blanked with a blinking cursor. And
> no response from the keyboard or mouse, as if the wireless usb rx
> dongles had all been turned off.
When this happens to me, I first check for freeze by toggling NUM. Next I
unplug and replug mouse and try again. Wireless I don't routinely use for
anything. My hands are glitchy enough without glitchy wireless mice to
compound poor pointer control.
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