Problem with gxine and ati driver : solution ?

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Mon Mar 17 07:44:54 PDT 2008

On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 10:39 AM, Matthias Hopf <mhopf at> wrote:
> On Mar 17, 08 09:30:25 -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:
>  > This is an issue with xine, not the driver.  xine repeatedly forces
>  > the monitor to unblank as a hack to keep the screen saver fro kicking
>  > in.
>  Hm. Unblanking an already non-blanked monitor should be a no-op,
>  shouldn't it?

Yes, in theory, but I don't think randr quite gets it right.


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