Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: white screen lock up
- On Wed, 11 Jul 2001 stuart@... wrote:
> --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., basic@n... wrote:I am getting those white screen (and fading) about every 10-20
> > Hi All,
> > FWIW, I disabled DRI in my XF86Config-4 file, and I still
> have problems
> > with white screen lock up on log out. I tried power up / logout
> several times and the
> > problem still exists approx 40% of the time.
> > Any other suggestions? Is this an ATI thing?
times when I do a restore from disk or memory
(I've never been able to run my Linux system more than 24 hrs.).
> Strictly out of curiosity, has anyone posed this question in theI did post once a Linux question on this issue and received no reply.
> Linux forum on delltalk.dell.com?
It appears that they are MS Windows exclusive.
> Has anyone emailed ATI tech support to see if they will work on it,My take is that is a BIOS save/restore bug. I recall at least one crash
> or even have an answer? Given Linux is free, and so liked by
> technical people, its quite possible some techie at ATI runs linux
> and has made it work on their laptop personally for fun. We ought to
> check this out as well.
when it did it _before_ even asking me for the BIOS & HD password.
Ryurick M. Hristev ()..()/^\/^\ -<:-)
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