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SubjectRe: Turning off automatic screen clanking
On Tue, 29 Jul 2003 Andries.Brouwer@cwi.nl wrote:

> Yes. This is f*ing absurb. A default that kills the screen and the
> requirement to send some @!_$%!@$ sequences to turn it off. This
> is absolute crap, absolutely positively, with no possible justification
> whatsoever. If I made an ioctl, it will probably be rejected.........
>
> What language. What about the below (not compiled, not tested)?
>
[SNIPPED...]

I think you need to call poke_blanked_console() after setting the
blanking interval. Also this won't patch on 2.4.20 because the
header file is different. Anyway, I will try it after I take a
work-break.


Cheers,
Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.4.20 on an i686 machine (797.90 BogoMips).
Note 96.31% of all statistics are fiction.

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