Console rotates through all tty's after sitting for a bit

Warren Block wblock at
Wed Jan 20 17:11:32 UTC 2016

On Wed, 20 Jan 2016, Malcolm Matalka wrote:

> I installed FreeBSD on a machine (Dell OptiPlex 7010).  I'm in the
> regular text console and if I just leave it, it starts rotating through
> all the tty's rather than going into a screen saver or anything (I have
> explicitly set the screen saver to a Blank screen).  It did this during
> the install process as well.
> Has anyone experienced this and know why?  It doesn't seem to
> negatively affect anything so far, it's just annoying.

Something is hitting the PrintScrn key.

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