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Old 01-26-09, 05:55 AM   #1
terraform
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Default ScreenSaver Problem

Hi there,

I have the following problem.

It seems that after installing Debian and the NVIDIA Driver, the Screensaver starts after the X-Server initializes.
The screen stays black, until the mouse is moved. I am not sure whether this is an issue related to the screen saver or the energy save mode.

We cannot change the setup in the X-interface, because it is a rather minimalistic debian system with just a few components... The following commands are send off without any effect: "xset -dpms" and "xset dmps force off"

The commands have to be executed in the shell. I have the feeling that the proble lies in the energy save mode, so it would be great to know how to turn this feature off completely.

thx
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Old 01-26-09, 06:06 AM   #2
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Try reading the sticky posts on how to report a problem, also try reading the NVIDIA readme.
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Old 01-26-09, 07:35 AM   #3
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Default Re: ScreenSaver Problem

Like said before you should post a bug report, but there are two main ways you would have a screensaver; either DPMS and monitor blanking is enabled in your xorg.conf, or you have XScreensaver installed. You could disable (or remove) Xscreensaver or put 'Option "NODPMS"' in your xorg.conf; or disable blanking by setting the timers to 0 in your ServerLayout section like this.

Code:
        Option          "BlankTime"     "0"
        Option          "StandbyTime"   "0"
        Option          "SuspendTime"   "0"
        Option          "OffTime"       "0"
Also I believe the xset command you are looking for is "xset dpms force on" (to force your monitor to stay on). Finally if you're using a console, you could use "setterm".
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