More advanced power savings (rev. the DPMS extension).

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Wed Aug 2 13:46:50 PDT 2006

On 8/2/06, Jim Gettys <jg at> wrote:
> > Thats is a confusing thing.  In fact if the frame buffer is powered
> > down, the screen will be
> > undefined.  i.e. not working.
> This isn't true, and I'll give two counter examples:
>    o E-Ink displays.
>    o Our DCON driven display.
> And there are other technologies being looked at that may make the
> display able to be "live", which any ability to modify the image is
> turned off.
>                     - Jim

the smi chips can do this as well.  see item 5 from my previous list.


> --
> Jim Gettys
> One Laptop Per Child

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