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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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