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Old 10-27-2004, 03:36 PM   #1
Dr Gutiemouth
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adjust power settings?

my monitor turns off after ten minutes of being idle. no matter what.
what can i change in order for this to stop? i have the screen saver turned off. power management off. anything else im missing?
Old 10-27-2004, 04:21 PM   #2
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Have you set the Option "BlankTime" in XF86Config?

There may also be an option in your BIOS.
Old 10-28-2004, 01:36 PM   #3
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i checked my bios and thats not it

i opend up XF86Config to check the "blanktime" and its not there.

any other ideas?
thanks, this is just one of those problems thats annoying


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