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    SubjectRe: how is the screen is redrawn after it is blanked ?
    On Sat, Aug 05, 2000 at 08:58:57PM +0300, Ahmed El-Mahmoudy wrote:
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    > when I leave the computer without any activity (ie. when I do not use the
    > keyboard nor mouse) for a while, the console blanks. And when I move the
    > mouse or press some key on the keyboard, the console is redrawn again,
    > does anyone know how this is done ? is there some call from/to the linux

    It is done inside the console driver.

    > kernel that does this ? and if yes, what is that call ? thanks in

    see the 'setterm' utility on how to adjust this (esp. the -blank option)

    > advance...
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    Bye,
    Thorsten

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