[mythtv-users] Screen Blanking
jgauthier at lastar.com
Sun Feb 15 17:54:06 UTC 2009
> I just finished sorting out a similar problem. Have you tried
> switching to a text terminal an back? How about turning the monitor
> off and on? Is there anything about screen blanking in the logfiles?
> The first two would sometimes bring the screen back for me without a
> The ultimate fix was to find an xorg.conf modeline specific to my
> monitor (actually, a projector. Google helped here), but along the way
> I found a few websites and programs that helped out.
> The first message in the second thread details my results. The first
> thread was the problem itself.
Great information. I went through the LCD manual and modeline generator
I was hoping this would do it. I restarted and watched a recording. 5
minutes in and it happened :(
It doesn't seem to be quite the same thing. I stopped X, and the text
terminal did not come back.
So, I still think it's a sync issue.. but maybe not a software one? I'm
If I put it into standby and back out, it also seems to work. It seems
to reset with the video card being "rebooted".
(warm or soft, ie: reboot or standby)
Another interesting note, I just realized. I can put mythmusic on with
visualization for HOURS. I believe this problem is strictly brought out
when watching TV or videos.
I watched TV while tailing the X logs, and after about an hour it
happened again. Nothing in the logs at all.
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