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SubjectRe: Turning off automatic screen clanking
Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
> > If the machine had blanking disabled by default, then the
> > usual SYS-V startup scripts could execute setterm to enable
> > it IFF it was wanted.
>
> optimise for the common case, just fix your box and be done with it.

One of Richard's points is that there is presently no way to fix the
box in userspace. If the kernel crashes during boot, it will blank
the screen and there is no way to unblank it in that state.

-- Jamie
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