stan <> writes:
> On Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:56:43 -0700
> Wolfgang S Rupprecht <> wrote:
>> That looks like a fine solution if you are logged in on a terminal and
>> you want to change it for your current terminal.  I'm not sure how
>> that would work from rc.local.  How would I tell it to do that to all
>> the vt's?  (I tried the stdin and stdout as redirection targets but it
>> didn't seem to work.)
> A quick search turned up these pages, which should get you a little
> further on your journey.

Thanks.   Those are both 7 years old and things appear to have changed

[wolfgang@arbol ~]$ setterm -blank 600
setterm: argument error: 600

Not only is the "-blank" missing but I believe it applies to the current
tty.  That would make it difficult to slip into /etc/rc.local .

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