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by Mutex
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Computer freezes after screens turn off
Replies: 5
Views: 805

Re: Computer freezes after screens turn off

So, this suddenly started working again. I can now do "xset dpms force off" and it'll wake up again when I move the mouse or do a "force on". What changed? There was recently a kernel upgrade (.29 to .31) and NVIDIA driver upgrade (396.45 to .51). Neither of these fixed it, as I tested after updatin...
by Mutex
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Computer freezes after screens turn off
Replies: 5
Views: 805

Re: Computer freezes after screens turn off

Another workaround: After my screens turn off (testing with xset dpms force off), if I: 1. Physically turn off the monitors 2. Move mouse or press key 2. Turn my monitors back on This reliably avoids the issue and my desktop comes back fine, everytime. So the issue is when dpms tries to interact wit...
by Mutex
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Computer freezes after screens turn off
Replies: 5
Views: 805

Re: Computer freezes after screens turn off

If I switch both monitors to DisplayPort 1.1, this fixes the problem. I put the monitors to sleep 6 times in a row, and they came back every time. Switching back to DP 1.2, and the issue reoccurred on the 2nd time I put them to sleep. DP 1.1 doesn't support 4k@60Hz, so it's not a viable solution. Bu...
by Mutex
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Computer freezes after screens turn off
Replies: 5
Views: 805

Re: Computer freezes after screens turn off

Thanks for your response. I have the screensaver disabled, and suspend disabled. I can reproduce this with all power management disabled, and just typing "xset dpms force off". I forgot to mention in my first post, I'm connected to my monitors via DisplayPort 1.2. Also, searching for this issue onli...
by Mutex
Tue Jul 24, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Computer freezes after screens turn off
Replies: 5
Views: 805

Computer freezes after screens turn off

Hi, I have an issue with Linux Mint 19. If my screens turn off after a period of inactivity, I cannot wake up the screens after the screens turn off, and the computer appears to be completely frozen. Whether it happens via: 1. Setting "Turn off the screen when inactive for" setting in Power Manageme...

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