Re: hardware-screensaver: dpms
On Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 02:39:04AM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> > > Thanks. Isn't there any option to switch off the monitor from console??
> > > That would make me even more happy :).
> > Yes, there is. man setterm will help you. You _may_ need APM configured and
> > enabled in the kernel for it to work, however.
> to save alot of trouble
setterm(1) isn't quite a model for good documentation, yeah :/
> here is how i got it working:
> setterm -blank 10
> setterm -powerdown 30
> i put that in a script in /etc/init.d and it works quite well.
And, if it's a new script, make /etc/rcS.d/S99whatever symlink to that
script, too. (at least that's my understanding of how it should work)
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