Andrew Parker <andrewparker(a)bigfoot.com> wrote:
After today's updates, I find that if I don't press a key or
mouse for 2-5 seconds then the display freezes until I generate some
Its rather like a ^S for X. Its not that the display doesn't get
updated, the processes generating output get held up, then continue as
soon as I generate input.
This happens immediately on login, so the login never completes unless
I waggle the mouse.
Curiously, a screensaver that I tried doesn't suffer from the same problem.
This is on a Dell Inspiron 1410 laptop which has the following display adapter:
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960
Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0c)
Toshiba Satellite Pro U400 here, similar (but much more benign) sympthoms:
Sometimes firefox (most noticeable, also others) graphical applications
just stop until I move the mouse or something such.
Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
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