writing my own screensaver

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 14:03:16 UTC 2017

On Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:34:31 +0000
"thilo.cestonaro at ts.fujitsu.com" <thilo.cestonaro at ts.fujitsu.com> wrote:

> thats sad to read. Anyway, I read that DPMS is the recommended way to
> switch the display off. I found the idle-time configuration in the
> core section of weston.ini, but it does nothing, no fading out or
> switching the screen off.
> Is there another way I need to use? Can I somehow manually trigger
> weston to switch DPMS off and On again?

Hi Thilo,

'weston -i 5' seems to work just fine for me, after 5 seconds of no
input weston fades to black, which should also trigger DPMS off. The -i
option should be exactly the same as the idle-time in weston.ini.

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