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Old 02-16-2003, 02:42 PM   #1
Crashed_Again
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Runlevel 3 Monitor Behavior?


Hello all. I have Linux running on a laptop and I am going to switch to runlevel 3 because X eats up tons of memory and cpu. My question has to do with the console being idle for a while. Will the screen turn black after a while? I only ask because I can not shut off the screen on my laptop like I could on a regular monitor. I don't want a prompt burnt into my screen.

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Old 02-16-2003, 04:10 PM   #2
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Yes, after awhile, the screen blanks.
 
  


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