xset dpms and power management doesn't work with vesa driver

Dave Wood dave at unrealize.co.uk
Tue Dec 2 12:16:30 PST 2008

Nobody has any ideas about this? 

On (00:32 02/12/08), Dave Wood <dave at unrealize.co.uk> put forth the proposition:
> Vesa driver seems to ignore dpms settings and even 'xset dpms force off'
> won't power off display.
> Thinkpad T42 with an ATI Radeon M 7500
> Slackware 12.0
> xorg 7.1
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