dpms with wayland

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Tue Jun 25 14:36:36 UTC 2019


On Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:07:51 +0000
"Jovic, Vladimir" <vladimir.jovic at ifm.com> wrote:

> > -----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?

Yes, check your syntax. There is also the command line option -i for
the same.


Thanks,
pq
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