Thanks Pished, that line solved the problem.


Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 10:48:21 +0100
Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Removing sleep mode

Hi David,

   Add this line
            ARGS="$ARGS -dpms -s 0"
   to /etc/X11/Xserver somewhere before the script using ARGS value to disable blank screen.


>>Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 01:54:39 +0000
>>From: David Orchansky <>
>> Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Removing sleep mode
>> To: General mailing list for gumstix users.
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>> Hi Lance,

>>I tried the same thing as you did but the screen still goes black after 10 min.FYO I'm using an X11 image in my Gumstix.

>>Any other ideas?
>> Thanks,
>> David.

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