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Date:      Wed, 10 Aug 2011 15:18:07 -0500
From:      Gary Gatten <Ggatten@waddell.com>
To:        'Aryeh Friedman' <aryeh.friedman@gmail.com>, FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   RE: How to turn off screen blanking
Message-ID:  <12461_1313007488_4E42E780_12461_7_1_D9B37353831173459FDAA836D3B43499C52187B2@WADPMBXV0.waddell.com>
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I have a kiosk system I am almost done building and the last snag is
attempting to make it so idle time (no keyboard or mouse attached) does not
blank the screen.   I have already tried the following:

vidcontrol -S off
disabling acpi and apmd from the kernel config
enabling dpms via the kernel config and then running xset -dpms

Any other ideas?


Does the monitor itself have "Green" options that can be adjusted/disabled =
on the monitor itself?





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