Monitor switches on/off infinitely after waking up from DPMS

Sergej Pupykin ml at
Wed Dec 1 09:32:31 PST 2010

At Wed, 01 Dec 2010 20:30:23 +0300,
Sergej Pupykin <ml at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I see following on my machine:
> - DPMS swithes monitor off
> - I touch keyboard to wake it up
> - then it blinks switching on and off infinitely after reboot

Sorry, until I reboot it with Ctrl+Alt+F1 and Ctrl+Alt+Delete
then. But sometimes only SysRq+S, SysRq+B helps.

> (it happens about 1 time per day, sometimes it wakes up successfully)
> Should I throw it out or it is software problem? It starts after
> kernel update.

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