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SubjectRe: Turning off automatic screen clanking
On Thu, 31 Jul 2003, Norberto BENSA wrote:

> Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
> > On Tue, 29 Jul 2003, Richard B. Johnson 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.
> *IF* Linux primary target is the server market then, what kind of optimization
> in console blanking if you need to hack your init script and insert "setterm
> -blank 0" somewhere??

oh lord, you make it sound like a lot of work.

<insert reply about 'working out of the box'>

You're convincing the wrong person, it's not a difficult problem just send
a patch already instead of slinging arguments for and against back and

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