make buildworld powers down system

Polytropon freebsd at
Fri Dec 2 08:05:25 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2 Dec 2011 02:06:26 -0500 (EST), doug at wrote:
> The screen does go into standby and I am not 
> sure what is controling that, nothing in KDE or Xorg that I set, perhaps a 
> sysctl setting but I did not see one in the acpi section.

This might be a dafault option. You can override it in
your /etc/X11/xorg.conf by setting

	Option "DPMS" "false"

in the section "Monitor" where you define the values
for your monitor. I had a similar experience with an
21" CRT Eizo F980 going to sleep unintendedly. :-)

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