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Date:      Fri, 18 Jul 1997 01:08:58 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        Donald Burr <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: xfree86 3.3: can it use DPMS to power-down monitor?
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.96.970718010835.549C-100000@localhost>
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On Thu, 17 Jul 1997, Donald Burr wrote:

> I notice that XFree86 blanks the display screen after x minutes.  Can it
> instead use DPMS (e.g. Green, Energy Star, etc.) to actually power down my
> monitor, just like the "green_saver.o" console screensaver for FreeBSD?

Yes; your X server must support it.  The Mach64 server does.  Check your
server README.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
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