Text stops before end of screen

Steve Crosby steve.crosby at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 16:12:31 PDT 2007

> > On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 05:27:23PM -0400, Colin Kemp wrote:


> card correctly or something, because the screen will go blank after
> about 10 minutes of nonactivity and stay blank, but the comp itself

By default the linux kernel implements powersave in text-mode consoles - use

  setterm -blank 0 -powersave off

to remove that "feature" (although that doesn't explain why you can't
get it back after a keypress.

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Steve Crosby

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