Re: Fedora display problem

Thomas Lübking thomas.luebking at
Mon Oct 15 12:10:06 PDT 2012

Tried running an sshd and ssh into the machine?

If the system is still available:
- Checked another monitor?
- Checked BIOS settings for powersavings features?

On Montag, 15. Oktober 2012 19:18:49 CEST, lalit dhingra wrote:
> Dear Team
> I have a system with P-III processor which works on 850 MHz with
> "siliconmotion" graphics adapter.My BIOS supports APM not ACPI. I installed
> a customized version of fedora-8 (only some application packages and
> services are removed, and all the driver packages are there).
> The problem is the screen goes blank after half an hour or so, even if I
> have set the Power Management option to "NEVER" for AC power and Battery,
> and a gnome screen saver is also there.
> After this also the screen goes black/blank and never comes up on mouse
> movement or keypress, only option is to reboot the system. Also the vertual
> terminals are blank(Can't switch Alt+Ctrl+F1 etc.).
> Please Help.
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