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Re: [vox-tech] DPMS Problem?



----- Original Message -----
From: "Josh Parsons" <jbparsons@ucdavis.edu>
To: "lugod's technical discussion forum" <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 12:59 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] DPMS Problem?


> On Wed, 2005-01-12 at 11:26 -0800, John Wojnaroski wrote:
>
> > I think I tried  what you suggested a while back, by commenting out the
line
> > in the XF86Config file, also xset -dpms, and should have mentioned that
the
> > shell script also has the 'xset s off' line it and the monitors still go
> > blank. I might add the graphics board is a dual-headed FX5200
>
> My laptop likes to unexpectedly switch the X11 screen saver back on
> under some circumstances.  Haven't figured out why or how yet, I suspect
> it might be to do with suspend.
>
> Anyway, you could check that your "xset s off" has had the desired
> effect by running "xset q".
>
As usual, when a strange problem shows up it turns out to be operator error.
Found a second "Options DPMS" call buried in the second monitor section of
my XF86Config file for the dual-head card.

Regards
John W.

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