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Old 04-28-2003, 11:53 AM   #1
tchang
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Slackware 8.1 and xset dpms problem.


For some reason, I'm not able to blank my screen using the 'xset dpms force off' command in Slackware 8.1. I've tried a number of different things and have narrowed down the problem to my specific slackware 8.1 distribution.

Here's what I checked:
- the command does work in test installation of Slackware 9.0 and Mandrake 8.2 off of the same hardware... albeit these installations are "fuller". My Slack8.1 is pretty bareboned.
- if I use the binary of XFree86 (4.2.0) from ftp://ftp.xfree86.org, it doesn't work in slack8.1, but does in mandrake 8.2. (so it's not my binary).
- an 'ldd' of xset seems to show that my dependencies check out.
- I've also modified the 'Option "DPMS"' under X86Config-4 file to no avail.

Here's what I get:
When I enter the command 'xset dpms', I get the error:
"server does not have extension for dpms option"

Any ideas on what may be the problem?

Thanks.
 
  


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