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RE: [SLE] How to stop Display turning off
  • From: "Greg Wallace" <jgregw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2005 19:47:21 -0800
On Saturday, August 20, 2005 @ 2:36 Am, Kenneth Payne wrote:

>I've just upgraded to SuSE 9.3 and I now have a system where the display
>blanks out after about 10 minutes of non-use.

>This is obviously power-management and it's working OK because if I touch
>mouse or keyboard the display restores immediately.

>However, I never like this behaviour in a desktop PC so I always shut it
>This time, I can't seem to kill it. I've stopped the powersave demon, I've
>put acpi=off (that worked in SuSE 9.2) into the boot parameters, but
>stops it.

>Can anyone tell me the magic incantation?

>Best wishes


I think you just need to set up a screen saver so that your monitor has a
steady signal. That should keep it from dozing off.

Greg Wallace

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