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Marina23 05-14-2003 09:29 PM

How to disable Power Save mode?
 
Hey guys,

How do I disable Power Save feature in RedHat?

I have tried to go into Display and unchecked it, also went into BIOS and disabled the APM..........nothing works....the monitor still falls asleep :o)

Any suggestions?

:confused:

Thanks.

christofferl 05-15-2003 05:09 AM

You need to disable the apmd service.

(rm /etc/rc.d/rc5.d Sxxapmd)

or

serviceconf --> disable apmd in runlevels of choice.

Why do U want to disable it?

nakkaya 05-15-2003 08:51 PM

type xscreensaver-demo and change the settings.

finegan 05-15-2003 09:23 PM

If its the monitor nodding off, and just the monitor, it might have its own sleep settings independant of software, I've got a 17-inch trinitron at work that's a grump like that. Check to see if the monitor has some of its own PM. Also, xscreensaver can usually trick it into staying on.

Cheers,

Finegan


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