Adam Hardy wrote at 2009-10-29 19:15 -0500: > green on 29/10/09 13:57, wrote: >> Adam Hardy wrote at 2009-10-29 04:00 -0500: >>> I have checked that this is the only xorg.conf being read. The output >>> from "xset q" for the screen saver (disabled in the xfce config menu) >>> is what I think still needs to change: >>> >>> Screen Saver: >>> prefer blanking: yes allow exposures: yes >>> timeout: 0 cycle: 600 >> >> The timeout is 0, so the screensaver should be off already, but: >> $ xset s off >> >>> DPMS (Energy Star): >>> Standby: 0 Suspend: 0 Off: 0 >>> DPMS is Enabled >>> Monitor is On >> >> disable DPMS with: >> $ xset -dpms >> >> See xset(1) >> >> That probably won't make any difference, but I'm not sure now of >> anything else... > > I found from more searching that a few people have settled on the > following to script a solution: > > xset -dpms > > but I'd prefer to sort out the configuration. Hmm, yes, I mentioned that above. Did it work? > Has acpid anything to do with this? I have tried running without it, but > it makes no difference. I also have kacpid and kacpid-notify running but > I can't see how they were started - there's no init.d start-up script for > them. You could try running acpi_listen (as root I suppose) and noticing if there is any output when the display blanks.
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