On Thursday 12 February 2004 07:13 am, Malcolm Kay wrote: > I'd like to be able to switch the monitors on a number of > our computers into standby mode from a software program > running on a virtual console; and wakeup either when a key is > pressed or when the program has new information to display. > > I can probably manage to control blank screen savers but I > would prefer to power down the displays to standby modes. > > The machines are those small size 'kitchen computer' VIA > based cubes (almost). The monitors are LCD displays. > > Are there ioctls to help with this? > How do I go about it?
Malcolm, FWIW, there's an option called DPMS in your XF86Config file under the monitors section. I know you have to have a fairly recent version of X for this. HTH -- Eric F Crist AdTech Integrated Systems, Inc (612) 998-3588