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SubjectRe: Turning off automatic screen clanking


Ville Herva wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 08:17:15PM -0400, you [Zwane Mwaikambo] wrote:

> Most times when you need to have it fixed is when your box has mysteriously
> locked up, and you'd wan't to know if there was a oops on the screen. No can
> do - the console is already blanked. By then it is too late to fix it.
>
> In what cases is console blanking so hugely important these days, anyway?


Why don't we borrow a trick from my old Atari 8-bit computer. Instead
of blanking, cycle the colors. Best of both worlds: You save your
monitor AND you get to see what's on the screen.


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