[CentOS] netbook screen suddenly goes black

Mon Jun 20 10:27:48 UTC 2016
Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Sun, Jun 19, 2016 at 08:29:22PM -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
> 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.

I'm not suggesting its a centos problem, I'm just looking for advice
on where to look to get hints as to what is failing.]
> 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....

hmm. no, I haven't. I'll look into that.

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