On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 11:47:22AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote: > > A couple of things may be related to this behavior. When I have > left my keyboard for more than a few hours, FreeBSD with X11 > running KDE3 remains blanck/blank. No amount of moving my > mouse of tapping keys will bring back the display. (I'm writing > this ssh'd in my via Ubuntu [KDE?].) > > I noticed--via top--that the system was loaded at above 2.00 > while otherwise "idle"; I've killed off a bunch of processes but > cannot get the load below 1.00. I'm running 7.0, on a > Dell-8200, 1G RAM. > > So: any suggestions how to get my screen back? Has anybody seen > this before? Why the heavy load:: any ideas? And, is there any > way I can turn off screen blanking *completely*? I almost always > turn off the display anyway if I'm gone for > 15-20 minutes. > > thanks for any clues. i hate to keep rebooting. ... > > gary
Finally found (possible) solutions on a usenet forums site: xset s off; xset -dpms; Then in /etc/X11.org, comment the DPMS option, e.g.: #Option "DPMS" See if this works. -- Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"