[arch-dev-public] Non-X monitor shutdown?
damir.perisa at solnet.ch
Sat Dec 15 08:43:06 EST 2007
Friday 14 December 2007, Aaron Griffin wrote:
| 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.
i'm using only setterm -powerdown 5 and it works fine (x86_64).
maybe it depends on the hardware? i will see if it still works on i686
and report back. maybe its arch specific break.
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