Screen blanks after 60 seconds

Tez binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Aug 31 17:14:31 BST 2006


Hervé Fache wrote:
> Still, you could check the BIOS settings to find the _real_ cause of
> the issue...
>
> Hervé.
>
> On 8/27/06, Tez <binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
>   
>> Anita Lewis wrote:
>>     
>>>>>           
>>>> It's not a screen saver, it isn't set to start at all, and there is
>>>> nothing in my xorg.conf file about BlankTime.
>>>>
>>>> But thanks for trying, I'm stuck on this one.
>>>>
>>>> Tez
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> http://linuxreviews.org/quicktips/screenblanking/
>>>
>>> maybe using xset to turn off blanking would work.  Something else is
>>> causing the problem, but this might stop it.  The above link goes into
>>> detail about using xset. I used to use it instead of a screensaver to
>>> blank the screen, but either setting it to not blank at all or perhaps
>>> turning off dpms will work.
>>>
>>> Another idea might be to comment the line in xorg.conf for DPMS.
>>>
>>> Just ideas I'd try if I had the problem, because I don't know much of
>>> what could cause it.
>>>
>>> Anita
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>> Thanks, that command worked :D
>> Now I don't have to tap a key every 60 seconds
>>
>> Tez
>>
>>
>>
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>>     
I have looked all over my BIOS and can't find anything wrong with it.
All I did was disable the screen saver in xset as energy saving works
fine, I left DPMS as is.
Like I said, I have dapper and edgy and the problem was only in dapper.

Tez





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