API to turn off the display
jim at thebadger.org
Wed Jan 28 17:29:10 PST 2004
> > I find DPMS works for me..
> > xset dpms force off
> > My Monitor section in the X config has..
> > Option "DPMS"
> > My video chipset is an ATI Rage 128 Mobility in a Dell Inspiron 8000.
> I use the above, one minor thing though, the backlight on the laptop
> stays on (NEC Versa S900 with ATI radeon 9000 mobility) yet under
> windows the backlight turns off, still haven't got it worked out :/
There is a fix for DPMS for the Radeon 9000. The bug report/patch etc.
is here: http://bugs.xfree86.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26
See comment #10 for details.
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