Re: Stop the screen from blanking

From: Stephen Isard (
Date: Fri Sep 13 2002 - 11:38:43 CEST

Cenobyte wrote:

> found and compiled one setterm, but there's no blank option in that version

The man page for the setterm in the rpm at
lists a "-blank [ 0-60 ]" option. I'm pretty sure that's a libc5
distribution, so with any luck the setterm should work in mulinux.
Otherwise there must be a matching source rpm for compiling it yourself.

> Either that or another way to stop the screen blanking problem...
> that echo command didn't work..

And you're sure it's not being done by a setting in your bios?

Stephen Isard

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