Subject: Re: Something better than `screenblank'?
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/12/2007 11:00:39
On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 06:48:16AM +0900, Henry Nelson wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 07, 2007 at 05:32:13PM +0200, Zbigniew Baniewski wrote:
> > I'm looking for the way to blank the screen (text mode!) after given
> > period of inactivity. Yes, I'm aware about existence of
> > `screenblank' - but, unfortunately, it seems to be broken. One
> > positive thing is, that it can
> All I can do is agree that `screenblank' is a total disaster.
> Unfortunate, since many years ago, circa 1.4, it worked very well.

the actual code for screenblank is quite straightforward.  I think covers the
issue that needs solving.

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