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SubjectRe: Screen goes blank, but I don't want
> Hi all!
>
> There is a machine which display I want to keep showin' on all the time.
> It is the same when on X or console, the screen goes blank in around 20
> minutes.
>
> kernel 2.4.10-2.4.18, debian woody, with all powermanagement turned off
> and not compiled in the kernel nor module, no apmd, acpid running, apm is
> turned off in the bios, happens with both vesafb and plain vga text
> console, too.
>
> X is configured no to use DPMS, all blank params eq 0
>
> It happens on several machines, any idea?

I think that console blanking is never completely turned off in kernel
config. It must be turned of using setterm (setterm -blank 0). Similar
for X. They blank the screen by default even without DPMS - use xset to
turn that off.

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