From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Wed 19 Feb 2003 - 18:38:56 GMT
On Wed, Feb 19, 2003 at 12:43:01PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> Herbert Poetzl <herbert_at_13thfloor.at> writes:
> > (or at least disabled the console blanking)
> How does one do that?
Justin had a view lines to disable console blanking
and as far as I remember some script to do that
setterm -term linux -blank 0 > /dev/tty0
setterm -term linux -powerdown 0 > /dev/tty0
setterm -term linux -powersave off > /dev/tty0
or you could change the blankinterval
in drivers/char/console.c to zero, which schould
disable console blanking once and forever ...
> Anyway, we apparently have two problems: 1) 2.4.20ctx16 crashing (as
> many others have seen), and 2) buggy Ethernet driver. See
> We have been running the bcm5700 driver.
was there any reason for GBit networking, or
is this "planning for the future" ...
> There is a fixed driver available, but it's for 2.4.20 only. Is there any
> ctx13 patch floating around anywhere that can be applied to 2.4.20?
it shouldn't be too hard to adapt ctx13 to 2.4.20
(ctx14 is available for 2.4.20 at
but, as I mentioned several times, I would not look
for the specific cause in ctx13-ctx16, because it seems
to me like a probability issue (more/less likely with
> -- John