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SubjectRe: Screen Saver in recent 2.1.1?? kernels...

> I just noticed an "anomoly" that I don't remember seeing before.
> When I'm in X Windows, the console screen saver is kicking in and blanking
> my display. This use to not happen. Once I noticed it, I started
> intentionally checking for it (not running xlock when away from my
> displays). It's happening on both my RedHat 4.2 system and my RedHat 5.1
> system, which are running 2.1 kernels (I have several other systems running
> 2.0 kernels but I don't run X-Windows on them). I don't recall it
> happening prior to 2.1.114 and have confirmed with with 2.1.114 with some
> of the followup pre patches. I'm going to go back to some previous versions
> and narrow it down some. It gets REALLY confusing when both the console
> screensaver AND xlock go at it. I though it might be when I started
> playing with the Frame Buffer stuff, but the 2.1.114 kernel I tested
> didn't have that enabled either.

This should be fixed in 2.1.117.

Have a nice fortnight
Martin `MJ' Mares <>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
"Do not believe in miracles -- rely on them."

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