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

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Mon Dec 18 01:56:32 UTC 2006

Nick Morrott wrote:
> On 17/12/06, Rich West <Rich.West at wesmo.com> 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.
> Does the same still occur if you run:
> # /usr/X11R6/bin/xset -dpms
> # /usr/X11R6/bin/xset s off
> on the frontend?

I do have dpms enabled.  I'll give this a shot right after I check the 
BIOS settings on this shuttle XPC.


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