Hi, On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 5:48 PM, Brent Clark <brentgclarkl...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hiya > > I got a very minimalistic installation of FreeBSD, so much so that I login > on console and just run startx and im presented with twm. > > The problem I seem to face is that I cant get X and / or freebsd to not > blank the screen and / or switch off the monitor. > > Ive run > > xset s noblank && vbetool dpms on > > I even set blanktime="NO" in /etc/rc.conf. > > And yet after a period in time of idleness my monitor goes off.
I've done a similar setup, add in your xorg.conf Section "ServerLayout" [...] Option "blank time" "0" Option "standby time" "0" Option "suspend time" "0" Option "off time" "0" EndSection Section "Monitor" [...] Option "DPMS" EndSection So far it works with xorg 7.4 HTH > If anyone can help me understand or achieve my objective, i would be most > grateful. > > Kind Regards > Brent Clark > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > Regards. -- There's this old saying: "Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for life." _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"