[mythtv-users] Power-saving

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Mon May 23 20:16:56 UTC 2005

On 5/23/05, Fedor Pikus <fpikus at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/23/05, Derek Scollon <mailing.lists at scotwebsolutions.com> wrote:
> > I'm running Fedora Core 3. I've switched off the screensaver, but after a while the screen goes blank. Moving the mouse brings the image back. I'm assuming this is a power-saving feature (which is redundant, since it's connected to my TV) but I can't find the settings to alter it or disable it. Can someone point me in the right direction?
> It's DPMS. Edit your xorg.conf, add Option "DPMS" "False" to Device
> section. You can also disable it using xset: xset -dpms

I noticed that the new version of Myth (.18 or .18.1) turns off DPMS
when you go into TV-watching mode.  Nice touch!

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