[arch-general] DPMS not working with fbdev driver

Sebastián Pedersen sebasped at openmailbox.org
Sun Apr 17 00:34:34 UTC 2016

On 16-04-2016 04:03 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> If needed, I switch between those drivers:
> [rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$ grep Driver /etc/X11/xorg.conf
>         ### Available Driver options are:-
>         Driver      "radeon"
>         #Driver	    "nvidia"
> 	#Driver	    "nv"
> 	#Driver     "nouveau"
>         #Driver     "vesa"
> Vesa is the last resort, only good to see something on the screen, if
> anything else is broken. Apart from that I use different cards and
> drivers depending on what does cause the less issues, regarding audio
> real-time abilities.

Yeah, I have this video card:

[sebas at parabolaSebas64 ~]$ lspci | grep VGA
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 
771/671 PCIE VGA Display Adapter (rev 10)

and only the vesa and fbdev drivers seems to work.

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