[SiS] in multi-user.target screen black or put to sleep/out of range on startx exit

Felix Miata mrmazda at earthlink.net
Fri Aug 21 10:39:03 PDT 2015

walter harms composed on 2015-08-21 15:19 (UTC+0200):

> Felix Miata composed:

>> openSUSE Tumbleweed 20150815
>> 0a:03.0 VGA compatible controller: XGI Technology Inc. (eXtreme Graphics
>> Innovation) Z7/Z9 (XG20 core)
>> kernel 4.1.4
>> xf86 sis driver 0.10.7-10.2
>> 16:10 LCD using VGA connector and correct aspect 1440x900 mode "forced" via
>> xorg.conf, though EDID reports stretched ugly aspect 1280x1024 is native
>> cmdline includes vga=791 in order to produce comfortable text size on vttys

>> log:
>> http://fm.no-ip.com/Tmp/Linux/Xorg/xorg.0.log-g5eas-os133-blanksOnStartxExit

>> I can restart startx using bash command history, but without seeing, I can't
>> do anything else until getting X restarted. Switching to other vttys doesn't
>> change anything. With 4.0.3 and 3.19.4 kernels same bad behavior.

>> Switching output from LCD to '21"' (19.8" physical) CRT produces black screen
>> on exit whether xorg.conf specifies "native" 1280x1024 or (ideal) 1600x1200 mode.

>> openSUSE 13.2 & kernel 3.16.7 behaves as expected.

> does "nomodeset" change anything ?

Nothing I can see.
         A: Yes.
     >   Q: Are you sure?
     >>  A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
     >>> Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?

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