[arch-dev-public] Non-X monitor shutdown?
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 12:46:02 EST 2007
Another message from the "when did this stop working?" camp:
I've had the following in my /etc/rc.local for a while:
setterm -blank 10
setterm -powersave powerdown
setterm -powerdown 15
Now what this does is put the monitor into the black-but-still-glowing
mode after 10 minutes, then shut it off after 15.
I have no idea when, why, or how, but it stopped working.
I use this on 2 machines that don't run X, so using 'xset' is not an
option, but I *think* xset works fine.
Does anyone else know much about this? The internet is fairly silent
on the topic
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