[linux-dvb] Linvdr - Display Power Management

Hartmut Hackmann hartmut.hackmann at t-online.de
Thu Dec 8 23:35:36 CET 2005

Hi, David

David Thompson wrote:
> Hello:
> I am posting this here because my German is unfortunately not good 
> enough yet for posting to the LinVDR list ..
> Just installed LinVDR over weekend and all is now working great .. had 
> an initial problem with VDR crashing (logs looked fine) and scan 
> returning odd unrecognizable data and then crashing after 1st 
> transponder scan which I resolved by simply replacing the ttpci-dvb and 
> sp8xxx firmware distributed with LinVDR with the firmware distributed 
> with my Technotrend Premium DVB-T card and the SP8xx from cvs dvb-kernel.
> One last thing I would like to do is to have my display turn off (or at 
> least turn off its backlight) after say 15 minutes of non-use.
> I know how to do this in X using xset, but am not sure how to do it 
> without X installed.
> I do know that VDR is configured to automatically turn off after 30 
> minutes of inactivity which would solve this problem, however, this 
> seems to take place even when there is a recording scheduled.  Anyone 
> know how to set it up so that it will only shutoff when there is not 
> anything scheduled.
Sorry, you really seem to be in the wrong list. We are mainly dealing
with the drivers here.
Regarding the LinVDR list: Don't worry, just ask your questions in
english. As far as i know, the list is not strict german, and most
of us germans do speak at least some english.

Good luck

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