[mythtv-users] Add sleep function to TV?
kuphal at dls.net
Wed Feb 8 13:35:03 UTC 2006
PAUL WILLIAMSON wrote:
> Not necessarily MythTV, but pretty much related.
> And this is probably the best group of folks to
> solve this problem.
> I'm considering buying an lcd monitor that does not
> have a "sleep" function, while my current TV does.
> My wife says that I can't get a new monitor without
> being able to put it to sleep.
> I don't care if I'm playing a recording that continues
> after the monitor powers off, because the sound will
> be coming through the speakers in the monitor, which
> will stop once the monitor goes off. I did verify this
> by hooking my laptop up to it, playing a movie and turning
> the monitor off. I just don't know what I can do to
> power the monitor off in, say, 30 minutes.
And here the rest of us spend a time trying to stop Linux from turning
off the monitor. DPMS should do this for you.
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