screensaver blanktime in the kernel

Mel fbsd.questions at
Sun Mar 1 00:32:01 PST 2009

On Saturday 28 February 2009 08:24:52 Roy Stuivenberg wrote:
>  Hello,
> I would like to set screensaver blanktime in the kernel.
> I have daemon_saver set in the kernel also, and all the needed components
> in kernel.
> When I set blanktime in rc.conf, it's not working.
> After reboot, daemon_saver starts at the spot, but it's not returning
> anymore.

Weird, works for me, but haven't compiled it in the kernel. daemon_saver is 
loaded as kernel module on request.

in /etc/rc.conf works on a GENERIC kernel. Try taking it out of the kernel 
config, recompile/install kernel and see if it works then.
Note that without sysmouse, you will have to press a key to clear the 


Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
    and never get to the software part.

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