How to turn off screen blanking
noc at hdk5.net
Thu Aug 11 18:35:42 UTC 2011
Aryeh Friedman wrote:
> I have a kiosk system I am almost done building and the last snag is
> attempting to make it so idle time (no keyboard or mouse attached) does not
> blank the screen. I have already tried the following:
> vidcontrol -S off
> disabling acpi and apmd from the kernel config
> enabling dpms via the kernel config and then running xset -dpms
> Any other ideas?
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In my shed the three generic servers are headless and all will show
video on demand using a kvm switch. I had to set the bios show no errors
on the boxes to make this work. There are not new by any means but may
give you an idea what to try. I believe these are hardware settings.
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