Subject: Re: /usr/sbin/screenblank need updating?
To: Zdenek Salvet <>
From: Kevin P. Neal <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/10/2000 19:17:52
On Thu, Aug 10, 2000 at 10:19:37PM +0200, Zdenek Salvet wrote:
> > Does /usr/sbin/screenblank need updating? I can't get it to work
> > on my 1.5C 486, nor my 1.4.2 Alpha. I get an error (on 1.5C) about
> > the keyboard being busy. 
> > 
> > Does anybody have screenblank working with wscons? 
> screenblank works with wscons, but wscons does not implement blanking
> on VGA.


Well, that's a useful message. This is not a useful error message:
screenblank: can't open /dev/wskbd0: device busy
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