On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 10:48:06AM -0700, Warren Block wrote:
>
> On Wed, 6 Dec 2006, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> 
> >can someone tell me how to stop FreeBSD (4.11) from
> >turning off my monitor (after whatever preset timeout
> >there is)?
> 
> vidcontrol -t off
> 
> Unless you're running X, in which case I know it can be done, but can't 
> remember how.

xset(1) is worth reading in that case. Something like:

xset -dpms

in .xinitrc should do it.

> 
> Incidentally, a monitor like that can be a fire hazard.  Replace as soon 
> as possible.  It shouldn't be hard, because people are giving away used 
> CRTs now.

I've got a houseful of CRTs that I want to get rid of :/

-- 

 Frank 


echo "f r a n k @ e s p e r a n c e - l i n u x . c o . u k" | sed 's/ //g'

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