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SubjectRe: Turning off automatic screen clanking
Richard B. Johnson said:
> It is impossible to send escape sequences to an input that does
> not exist. That's why I need to know how to stop the kernel's
> insistence on turning off the screen.

from 'strace setterm -blank 0':

write(1, "\33[9;0]", 6) = 6

which means you want to write the escape sequence to standard output (fd
1), or /dev/tty0 if your code is not attached to the current console. This
should be independent of any input devices that may or may not be there.

Charles Lepple <!clepple>
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