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Old 12-11-2002, 09:46 PM   #1
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Notebook screen problems

Occassionally with Mandrake and RedHat the screens goes off - like it is in some sort of power-saving mode. It is not my screen-saver. Then when I press a key the screens flicks back on.

It occurred about 5mins ago when I was compiling some source code ie heavy cpu load. Is it related?
Old 12-12-2002, 08:49 AM   #2
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Check your notebook's BIOS for screensaving poweroff functions. It shouldn't affect your processing at all, but it might be worth turning it off - there have been incidents where it doesn't come back on again properly.


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