[mythtv] Mythwelcome DPMS/screensaver issue

Matt Doran matt.doran at papercut.com
Tue Feb 5 22:55:09 UTC 2008

Matthew Wire wrote:
>> I don't use a screensaver as such.  I think it's DPMS (??) in X, the
>> screen is blanked and the output to the screen is disabled.  So that it
>> takes advantage of power saving.
>> The screen blanks fine ... however pressing keys on the remote do not
>> re-enable the screen.  Even hitting enter to go into the frontend
>> doesn't enable the screen.  It will only enable once I hit the remote
>> after the frontend is loaded.
>> This did work up until the last month or so.
> This has happened to me as well.  I have to open the frontend and scroll
> up/down the menu for the screen to come back on.  Again, it was fine about
> a month ago - haven't had time to do any investigation.
Glad to see someone is seeing the same thing.   I haven't had time to do 
much investigation either.

If one of the devs has a hint as to why this might have happened or 
where to look in the code .... I'd be happy to do some investigation.


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