[CentOS] netbook screen suddenly goes black

Mon Jun 20 02:29:22 UTC 2016
Frank Cox <theatre at melvilletheatre.com>

On Sun, 19 Jun 2016 21:10:24 -0400
Fred Smith wrote:

> I'm running an up to date Centos-7 on my Acer Aspire One netbook. have
> been for, well, ever since C7 was released.

I'm typing this on my Acer Aspire One netbook running Centos 7.

> What happens is that suddenly while working away on the desktop the
> display suddenly goes black... not black as in turned off, I can see
> that the backlight is still on, but no image is displayed.

Haven't encountered that, ever.

Have you checked to insure that your bios is up to date?  I have a vague memory of re-flashing the bios on this netbook at some point in the past....

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