[mythtv-users] Losing S-Video after about 20+ minutes?

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Mon Dec 18 01:55:33 UTC 2006

Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> On Dec 17, 2006, at 1:39 PM, Rich West wrote:
>> I just separated my FE and BE in to two different machines.  With the
>> new machine (a shuttle) as the front end, everything is working
>> beautifully aside from a couple of remote related issues (lircd).
>> However, after watching for 20+ minutes (it happened twice, so  
>> far), the
>> screen goes blank.  The machine is connected only to a TV via S-Video.
>> I can connect in to the machine via VNC and see the everything as it
>> should be.  If I switch to runlevel 3, then back to 5 again, S-Video
>> comes back.
>> As an aside, the video card is *exactly* the same card that was in my
>> FE/BE system.  I pulled the video card and put it in this FE-only  
>> machine.
>> Any ideas?  I made sure there is no screensaver running.. I just don't
>> know where else to look.
>> -Rich
> Do you have power management running that would blank the screen  
> after it's been idle for 20+ minutes?

Hrmm.. you mean, in the BIOS?  That's a good idea.. I'll check that.


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