LFS 6.2 - Stopping screen blanking

John Harrigan jfharrigan at fedex.com
Sat Feb 17 16:58:59 PST 2007


* Darcy Roberts <darcy_ro at msn.com>:
> I've looked over the kernel documentation, and haven't found anything
> explicit above turning off the screen blanker.  It is a problem because the
> links browser doesn't restore the screen properly in vesafb graphics mode
> after hitting a key to exit screen blank mode.
> 
> How do I disable screen blanking?

You might be able to use setterm.  Check the man page and look at the
'blank' option as well as the various 'powersave' options.



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