[CentOS] LCD blanks out overnight

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ivazqueznet at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 14:16:40 UTC 2008


On Tue, 2008-09-09 at 09:39 -0400, Joe Tseng wrote:
> I inherited an ancient Dell Latitude C840 and recently installed
> CentOS 5.2 on it.  It worked fine for the most part, but when I left
> it overnight and came back the next morning, the screen blacked out
> and wouldn't come back unless I did a hard reset.  Even though I
> turned off all the power management settings and left it set like a
> desktop, the next morning after that it still blacked out.  I thought
> maybe it'd come back if I switched from X to a virtual text console,
> but that didn't do the trick.  Has anyone seen this and what do I do
> to fix it?

http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/quirk/

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