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RE: debian switching monitor off ?

yes it's running in console (should have mentioned that)  :)

Thanks that worked !


-----Original Message-----
From: Nathan Poznick [mailto:poznick@conwaycorp.net]
Sent: Monday, 2 June 2003 3:11 PM
To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
Subject: Re: debian switching monitor off ?

Thus spake gaumer:
> > I have a Debian box which basically just runs syslog.
> > Every 10 mins or so, after no keyboard activity, Debian blanks the monitor out...
> xset -dpms
> xset dpms 0 0 0
> xset s off

That works for X, but if the machine is just running in console (which
seems to be the case), there will need to be some setterm usage:

setterm -blank 0

Nathan Poznick <poznick@conwaycorp.net>

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