Subject: Re: How is screenblank supposed to work?
To: Dave Huang <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/04/2001 21:21:50
On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 12:10:26AM -0600, Dave Huang wrote:
> turns it back on... Boo :( (unless I kill screenblank, then the monitor
> comes back on). It looks like screenblank loops looking for the atime or
> mtime of the keyboard or mouse devices to change... what's supposed to
> update those in normal use? Typing on the keyboard and moving the mouse
> don't do it. If I do something like "touch /dev/wskbd0", that wakes the
> screen back up, but that's not how I want to turn on my monitor :)

Hm, did you mount / (or /dev) with  nodevmtime ?