Re: Display blanks when idle -- original ibook
Look at /etc/console-tools/config. There's a variable called blank time:
# screen blanking timeout. monitor remains on, but the screen is cleared to
# range: 0-60 min (0==never) kernels I've looked at default to 10 minutes.
# (see linux/drivers/char/console.c)
On Monday 02 August 2004 18:31, Xaque wrote:
> I am trying to build a digital picture frame out of an original ibook,
> using debian stable for the os. Almost everything works fine but the
> display will turn black after about 20 minutes of idle time (the
> computer does not go to sleep). Pressing the keyboard will turn the
> display back on but when its running as a picture frame there will be
> no keyboard attached to keep the display awake. At first I thought
> this was a setting in the X server but it also happens in console mode
> when X11 is not running. Is there somewhere where I can disable this
> "feature" so that the display stays on indefinitely? pmud is not
> installed and I don't know where to look to adjust these settings. Any
> help is appreciated. Thanks.
Length of time it takes me to give a shit about any problem that can't be
resolved by killing your process.