[mythtv-users] Disappearing video card
yan at seiner.com
Wed Oct 14 17:03:10 UTC 2009
My myth system has 2 video cards; one for myth playback and one for a
Last night I'm watching a movie and myth freezes solid. Weird; system has
been up and running for a couple of months without a hitch.
I can see hard drives churning away but there is nothing on the
workstation monitor (it shows "No Signal") and myth is frozen. So after
the drives settled down I hit the reset button, brought the system up and
still nothing on the workstation monitor. Myth works fine.
I'm really puzzled. Logs show a bunch of kernel oopses before the lockup.
Xorg log file shows "No screens found" for the workstation when I try to
After a while I go back to checking basics; lspci shows that the
workstation video card has disappeared. It's completely gone. It's still
in the box but I guess it's playing dead.
I've never seen a video card just disappear like that. Weird. Very
weird. Hopefully not a mobo issue....
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