dpms with wayland

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Tue Jun 25 14:01:50 UTC 2019

On Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:16:58 +0000
"Jovic, Vladimir" <vladimir.jovic at ifm.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Is there a way to turn off a monitor on Weston 6.0? I know that this
> can be done on X like this (as explained in
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Display_Power_Management_Signaling#Disabling_DPMS):
> xset dpms force off
> Also, the man pages for Weston tells that drm-backend.so (that I use)
> can deal with dpms. So the question is how is this done.


there is no way to force DPMS on or off from outside of the compositor
process (except input events which turn the outputs on). Weston will
manage DPMS on its own through the idle timer.

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