AW: dpms with wayland

Jovic, Vladimir vladimir.jovic at ifm.com
Tue Jun 25 14:07:51 UTC 2019



> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Pekka Paalanen <ppaalanen at gmail.com>
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 25. Juni 2019 16:02
> An: Jovic, Vladimir <vladimir.jovic at ifm.com>
> Cc: wayland-devel at lists.freedesktop.org
> Betreff: Re: dpms with wayland
> 
> 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#Disabli
> ng_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.
> 
> Hi,
> 
> 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.
> 

Thanks, but is there any more info on that? I tried setting "idle-second" in [core] to some value, as explained in man pages for Weston.ini, but that did nothing. Wasn't that supposed to turn off the monitor after N seconds?




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