[arch-dev-public] Non-X monitor shutdown?

Damir Perisa damir.perisa at solnet.ch
Sat Dec 15 08:15:19 EST 2007

Saturday 15 December 2007, Varun Acharya wrote:
 | I've noticed DPMS to be a bit effed too for the past 4 days. I
 | have DPMS "off" in every possible place in xorg.conf (I can never
 | remember if its "device" "monitor" "screen" or whatever else), and
 | I've also set "xset -dpms". In spite of all this, DPMS is still
 | active, and its really pissing off when watching a movie.

if you disable dpms, you have to disable screensaver blanking too, if 
you want to watch a movie.

i'm running the following before watching movies or doing 

xset -dpms
xset s off

once finished presenting, the following restores settings:

xset dpms 0 0 600
xset s 300

- D

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