Console rotates through all tty's after sitting for a bit
mmatalka at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 08:23:07 UTC 2016
Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> writes:
> On Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:11:24 -0700 (MST), Warren Block wrote:
>> 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.
> My first thought exactly. :-)
> Check the physical keyboard, and if it is a wireless keyboard,
> check possible "offending" other keyboards of that kind, too.
Interesting. It's a wired, but USB, keyboard. The keyboard itself is
in Swedish but I am using an English (US) keymap.
I'm curious though, why would this happen after sitting for awhile
instead of all the time? Just random keyboard driver freaking out after
idling for a bit?
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