August 31st, 2003, 02:21
In windows there's a system where after $TIME your monitor, I just need something that turns off the CRT tube nothing else... Which is why hard shutting down my monitor doesn't work. Anyone heard of software that does this? I haven't encountered anything that has yet, thanks

August 31st, 2003, 07:50
enable apm

August 31st, 2003, 12:40
Good idea :lol:

August 31st, 2003, 18:10
I was looking at the OpenBSD FAQ and saw:


It says:
" * display.vblank set to on will disable the vertical sync pulse, which will cause many monitors to go into an "energy saver" mode. This will require more time to bring the screen back on, but will reduce energy consumption and heat production of newer monitors. When set to off, the display will blank, but the monitor will still be receiving the normal horizontal and vertical sync pulses, so the unblanking will be almost instant."

I don't think this is the same thing as APM/PMS, but anyone care to prove me wrong?

August 31st, 2003, 19:34
`xset +dpms` or are you not using X?

August 31st, 2003, 21:41
I plan to but I may not at all times, but hell, throw me everthing, more I know better I am :)