Re: How can I stop the console from blanking
> On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 06:16:59AM -0500, Haines Brown wrote:
> > I put this following into ~/.bash_profile:
> > # to get rid of blanking of console:
> > setterm -blank 0
> > but I was never able to find out were in /etc to put it for a global
> > effect rather than just in account configurations.
> # cat > /etc/init.d/noblank
> /usr/bin/setterm -blank 0
> echo 'Console blanking disabled'
> # chmod a+x /etc/init.d/noblank
> # ln -s /etc/init.d/noblank /etc/rc2.d/S99noblank
> (These blanking things would be rather more useful if they could be
> configured to blank after a certain time with no input *and no output*.)
Thanks, I see how that works (noblank needs to be executable), but
assumed there was some obvious script file checked during boot.