lshw causes the screen display to scramble and later to sleep - Lucid Alpha3/Beta1

Bug #545469 reported by Leo on 2010-03-23
This bug affects 1 person
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xorg (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: xorg

Whenever I run
sudo lshw -C network
The screen gets corrupted and it seems unrecoverable.
Ctrl+Alt+F1, Ctrl+Alt+F7 does not help.
Ctrl+Alt+F1, Ctrl+Alt+F8, Ctrl+Alt+F7 does help, but it makes the computer to sleep a few seconds after.

I'm running Ubuntu Lucid Beta1 live session from a USB.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Mar 23 20:32:13 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
DkmsStatus: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Beta i386 (20100318)
MachineType: Acer Aspire one
Package: x11-common 1:7.5+3ubuntu1
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz noprompt cdrom-detect/try-usb=true persistent file=/cdrom/preseed/hostname.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-16.25-generic
SourcePackage: xorg
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-16-generic i686 02/20/2009
dmi.bios.vendor: Acer
dmi.bios.version: V1.05
dmi.board.asset.tag: Base Board Asset Tag Aspire one
dmi.board.vendor: Acer
dmi.board.version: V1.05
dmi.chassis.type: 1
dmi.chassis.vendor: Acer
dmi.chassis.version: V1.05
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAcer:bvrV1.05:bd02/20/2009:svnAcer:pnAspireone:pvrV1.05:rvnAcer:rnAspireone:rvrV1.05:cvnAcer:ct1:cvrV1.05: Aspire one
dmi.product.version: V1.05
dmi.sys.vendor: Acer
glxinfo: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
 distro: Ubuntu
 codename: lucid
 architecture: i686
 kernel: 2.6.32-16-generic

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