thanks for getting back on this.
Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> > When I work on the framebuffer text console on my UltraSPARC 10 with an
> > 13W3 monitor as primary screen, the console blanks after approximately
> > 10 or 15 minutes even if I'm typing on that console at that moment.
> > BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-2.6.32-5-sparc64 root=/dev/mapper/vg0-root ro video=atyfb
> > 01:02.0 VGA compatible controller : ATI Technologies Inc 3D Rage Pro 215GP [1002:4750] (rev 5c) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
> Yeah, that sounds annoying.
> Am I guessing correctly that you disable atyfb to avoid this bug,
ff is IIRC to be usable at all.
As I wrote above I use a Sun Sparc monitor on the 13w3 outlet, not a
VGA screen on the above mentioned VGA graphics card as I haven't found
a working screen for it yet (ok, didn't try many screens either :-)
and the kernel IIRC prefers the VGA card over Sun's framebuffer.
> and for X you were using fbdev rather than the mach64 driver?
IIRC the Sun screen uses the framebuffer driver. Not sure though.
> Please attach full "dmesg" output from reproducing this, plus output
> from "reportbug --template xserver-xorg-core".
Will do that latter. The box is currently offline.
Will also check if it still happens with kernels from unstable and
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