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Old 03-02-2008, 12:22 AM   #1
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Unhappy Monitor power save mode


Good Morning All

I have machine with RHEL 5.1 installed with the Nvidia grapics card.

When i leave the machine for 10-15 mins , my monitor goes in to power save mode, when i move the mouse or press any key of the keyboard i can see the monitor again.

i want my machine not to enter in power save mode, it should always show screen.

PLease help me out----Its urgent.


Waiting for your reply.

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Rehan
 
Old 03-02-2008, 01:28 AM   #2
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You could always disable the feature in your bios!
 
Old 03-02-2008, 01:38 AM   #3
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Script sleep.sh can look as simple as:

xset dpms force off

And once an event happens the script "wake.sh" is called.

The script wake.sh can look as simple as:

xset dpms force on

With all the Globalwarming some might want the screen go into powersave mode when it is not used (Radio, Mp3 ...). This can easily be done by using the script mode


you need to tell us which windows manager you use.
 
Old 03-02-2008, 01:46 AM   #4
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Unhappy

Thanks for replying me.

Can you please tell me what does the script xset dpms force off will do.

If i disable in BIOS will it permanently slove the problem.



I am using redhat linux update 5.1

Waiting for your reply....

PLease reply as soon as possible....

Thanks and Regards
Habeeb
 
Old 03-02-2008, 01:59 AM   #5
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Quote:
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Thanks for replying me.

Can you please tell me what does the script xset dpms force off will do.

If i disable in BIOS will it permanently slove the problem.



I am using redhat linux update 5.1

Waiting for your reply....

PLease reply as soon as possible....

Thanks and Regards
Habeeb
xset dpms force off
put the monitor in powersave mode

xset dpms force on
put it back in normal mode.

depending on your windows managed you can avoid processes of xscreensaver like and xautolock, and play with the xset command, if you talk about X.

If no X, there is also possibiltiies too.
(I am n00b)
 
Old 03-02-2008, 02:07 AM   #6
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Thanks for your reply...

If i use

xset dpms force on
put it back in normal mode.


As root will it always keep the monitor on with out entering in safe mode.

I want to keep the monitor always on without any screen saver just by opening a terminal as i want to see some statistics of the program running on my machine.

please help me out.

Thanks and regards
 
Old 03-02-2008, 02:14 AM   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rehan999 View Post
Thanks for your reply...

If i use

xset dpms force on
put it back in normal mode.


As root will it always keep the monitor on with out entering in safe mode.

I want to keep the monitor always on without any screen saver just by opening a terminal as i want to see some statistics of the program running on my machine.

please help me out.

Thanks and regards
a bad solution is :
Code:
while [ 1 ] do ; sleep 2m ; xset dpms force on ; done
what is your windows manager and type ps -aux, what do you get as for screen stuffs ?
 
Old 03-02-2008, 02:33 AM   #8
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I am using Kde 3.3
 
Old 03-02-2008, 02:35 AM   #9
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kde has a xscreensaver somthg like if I recall well. do not know the process.

look with kcontrol / kontrol to disable those

if you kill it, then you should do
Code:
man xset
 
Old 03-02-2008, 03:02 AM   #10
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Thanks for the reply...

I opened control center->pheriperals->Display->powermanagment->then i checked the button enabled the power managment and made standby , and suspend mode disabled but still no use ,

Its still going in power save mode

Is their any thing to be done in bois settings for power managment which can help me.

waiting for your reply

Thanks and Regards
Rehan
 
Old 03-02-2008, 04:17 AM   #11
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if i log in BIOS and set it to power managment settigs

Will the power safe mode always on permanently.

PLease reply.
 
Old 03-02-2008, 05:06 AM   #12
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if i log in BIOS and set it to power managment settigs

Will the power safe mode always on permanently.

PLease reply.
I have not much idea about bios

i am surprised since all my computers, have no dpmcs bios feature.
I do control exactly all package of the linux boxes and run them with fvwm. I know that no single BIOS DPMS runs on those. Maybe I did the bios check before...(?)

Hence kde and bios, I cannot tell you more.
kcontrol should normally be working, and avoid the dpmscsd stuff

try :
apt-get install fvwm
in kdm/gdm, run fvwm and see what happens after 15min, if you get the turned off monitor.
you can then set with xset the things you want:
Code:
man xset
de: http://forum.ubuntuusers.de/topic/35832/
http://www.shallowsky.com/linux/x-screen-blanking.html
http://www.oesf.org/forum/index.php?...9&#entry152509

Last edited by frenchn00b; 03-02-2008 at 05:07 AM.
 
Old 03-02-2008, 05:13 AM   #13
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I dont think it can be the bios

I would presume that xset can make it (whatever your bios).

I would say.

check the links above and let us know the progresses
 
Old 03-02-2008, 06:08 AM   #14
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give a try to
Code:
xset s off &
 
Old 03-02-2008, 11:21 PM   #15
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Thanks a lot for replying my mail.

I will try the code

xset s off

And will let u know the progress..

Thanks again for your prompt replies


Thanks and Regards
Rehan
 
  


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