[ltp] screen blanking

Anonymous Coward linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 21 Nov 2003 21:10:01 +0100

Am Freitag, 21. November 2003 19:19 schrieb Paulo JMS Magalhaes=20
jakim-at-aveiro.net |Linux-Thinkpad|:

My T40p is exhibiting the same behavior. The sound will stop, but a movie=
played on an external monitor will still continue playing.
I never gave this too much attention as when I show a movie on an external=
monitor I will have the thinkpad on AC anyway, so battery life isn't an=20
issue. However, I can see how this could be a problem in some circunstances=
(forgetting to bring the AC adapter to a presetation comes to mind).

> Greetings.
> 	I've an thinkpad T30 and when I use the fn+f3 to blank the screen, the
> sound is also stopped (tough the screen is blanked and restored correctly=
> I've this behauviour both with kernel 2.4 and 2.6 (using APM). Is this
> expected? If so, how can I blank the screen without waiting for the
> configured timeout (and still keep the sound working)?
> Thank in advance,
> Paulo
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>         Paulo Joaquim M S Magalh=E3es - jakim@aveiro.net
>             URL: http://paulo.homelinux.net/~paulo
> "Garry Kasparov will win, because the computer can not improve
>  that much in a single year." Mike Valve, expert chess comentator

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