[mythtv] Suspend Question!!!

Michael Kedl mythtv-dev@snowman.net
08 Dec 2002 21:26:03 -0500

I'm pretty sure X has its own screensaver built it.
(if you look at X --help)

I'm not sure what the option is to turn it off.  X -s 0 ??


On Sun, 2002-12-08 at 20:04, Andrew De Ponte wrote:
> Hi, all finally forked out and got the box and built it and installed
> MythTV and its workking great. The only problem I have is that I am
> using blackbox as my window manager which isnt the problem. The problem
> is after so many minutes the screen will go black, its like 10 mins or
> something. I am only running X with blackbox no screensaver software or
> anything. So i figured it had to be a BIOS option so I went into the
> BIOS and looked at the Power Management setup and saw that
> Video Off Option = Suspend->Off
> I thought that maybe that was the problem so I switch that option to
> Video Off Option = Always On
> which is the only other option. I then tested it and had the same problem
> the screen went black after so many mins. If I move the mouse or the
> keyboard it brings back the display. Is this an X thing or a BIOS thing
> or what please help it is highly annoying when watching TV and it
> just goes black. Thanks!!! Oh Ya, I am running red hat 8.0 with the X
> that it came with!!!
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