second monitor often wakes up after 'xset dpms force off'

Tomas Carnecky tom at
Tue Oct 30 09:37:12 PDT 2007

I have two monitors and if I use 'xset dpms force off' the second
monitor (Samsung SyncMaster on CRT-1) most of the time wakes up after
less than a second. I have to try a few times (up to 15 times this
morning!) until is works (=both monitors turn off).

The nvidia folks think that it's not a issue in their drivers and
advised me to, quote: report this problem to whomever built your X server.

nvidia-bug-report is actually quite useful, so here you have it:


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