API to turn off the display

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Thu Jan 29 03:01:25 PST 2004

On Thursday 29 January 2004 21:02, Julian Elischer wrote:
> > My video chipset is an ATI Rage 128 Mobility in a Dell Inspiron 8000.
> On my Inspiron 7500 it "blanks the display" but doesn't turn off the
> backlight.
> rage (something) mobility..

Do you get ->
(**) Option "dpms"
(**) R128(0): DPMS enabled

In the X log?

My video is ->
(II) PCI-to-CardBus bridge:
(II) Bus 5: bridge is at (2:15:1), (2,5,5), BCTRL: 0x0740 (VGA_EN is cleared)
(--) PCI:*(1:0:0) ATI Technologies Inc Rage Mobility M4 AGP rev 0, Mem @ 0xe8000000/26, 0xfcffc000/14, I/O @ 0xcc00/8

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