Re: DPMS with and without X

James (
Mon, 19 Apr 1999 02:25:00 +0100 (BST)

On Sun, 18 Apr 1999, Ewan Dunbar wrote:

# No, gpm is for General Purpose Mouse support. Try `setterm --help` and
# check out the "powersave" and "blank" options.

setterm -powersave on
setterm -powerdown 1

think that makes your monitor go off 1 minute after the screenblanker
comes on.

Does putting the monitor into powersaving/standby/sleep mode do the same
as pressing it's powerswitch? I.e cut power to all the high voltage zappy
bits inside.

+++      The program isn't debugged until the last user is dead.     +++