[mythtv-users] screen goes black after inactivity after FC2 upgrade

Tu Holmes tu_holmes at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 28 05:23:36 UTC 2005

> I am using ratpoison, and was before.  I don't think
> there is a built
> in screensaver that I need to turn off.  I have also
> issued these
> commands as per Jarod's guide:
> # echo "/usr/X11R6/bin/xset -dpms" >>
> /etc/rc.d/rc.local
> # echo "/usr/X11R6/bin/xset s off" >>
> /etc/rc.d/rc.local
> and restarted, but that does not seem to do the
> trick either.
> and the only reference to dpms in my xorg.conf file
> is a commented line:
> [root at localhost root]# more /etc/X11/xorg.conf |grep
> dpms
> #       Option      "dpms"
> Can someone point out where I might find what is
> causing this?  I am
> guessing it is either a screensaver or power
> management feature.  I
> just have no idea how to turn it off and would love
> to.  Again, this
> happened after upgrading to FC2.

I found that adding it to the to a script under the
.kde/Autostart worked correctly.

It appears that adding it to rc.local doesn't work
correctly due to "X" not being completely up and
running at the time.


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