API to turn off the display

Melvyn Sopacua freebsd-current at webteckies.org
Wed Jan 28 01:10:44 PST 2004


On Wednesday 28 January 2004 05:07, Seth Chandler wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >currently closing the lid doesn't properly turn off the display (when
> > running X it gets to console mode, but doesn't turn off completely).
> >
> >I'd like to get tackle this by hooking into devd until this hopefully is
> >resolved, but cannot find any information on a userland utility or system
> > API for the vga/syscons/screen drivers to accomplish that.
> >
> >Is there such a thing?
> It really depends on the video card you're using.  If your laptop has a
> radeon, i suggest checking out radeontool from
> http://fdd.com/software/radeon/

Nope, I have an nvidia GeForce 4200Go. Is there really no generic hook for a 
videocard/monitor to suspend/poweroff? How did apm handle this?

FreeBSD sarevok.webteckies.org 5.2-CURRENT FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT #3: Tue Dec 30 
14:31:47 CET 2003     
root at sarevok.idg.nl:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/SAREVOK_NOAPM_NODEBUG  i386
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