Turning Off The Display

Nick Guenther kousue at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 15:34:47 CET 2007

On 12/26/07, Thomas Gstädtner <thomas at gstaedtner.net> wrote:
> Hey there,
> does somebody know if it is possible to turn off the Neo's display?
> Currently only the backlight is disabled and the display still stays on
> (what's totally useless and a waste of energy).
> I tried to use xset, but the driver seems not to support dpms.
> Any hints?
> To recognize that the display stays on when the backlight is off you need a
> high-contrast background (the screenlock-background has nearby no contrast,
> so you won't see it, but you can open the vkeyboard which stays opened even
> if the Neo is locked) and a flashlight. :)

The display goes off under QTopia, so it's possible.. I don't know how
to do it under OM.


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