[CentOS] Missing libs on install

Maciej Żenczykowski maze at cela.pl
Sat Sep 10 15:40:06 UTC 2005

On Sat, 10 Sep 2005, Sam Drinkard wrote:

> I've run across a couple of things I'm not quite sure why, but just 
> discovered the libtermcap.* was not installed from the CD's.  I would have

No idea.

> thought the termcap libs would be part of the base install, and in fact, when 
> I retrieved them with yum, it does show "base" or "core".  Is this just some

This just means it's in the base repository - the base repository contains 
all the rpms from the 4.1 CD/DVD (while the updates repository are the 
security and bug fixes, and other repositories like centosplus contain 
addons and extras etc).  The fact that it's base has nothing to do with 
installtime base (everything from installtime is within the base 

> errant behavior one time or is something broken in the install?  I've also 
> found a couple more that did not get installed, but don't recall now what 
> they were, but being part of base, I'd again, think they should be.
> OS is 4.1 x86-64
> My previous question did not provide any answers about dpms, so I ask again.. 
> I have dpms enabled, but the monitor will never suspend or turn off.  xset q 
> shows dpms enabled.  I've tried with and without a screensaver and still the 
> same thing.  The monitor is a Samsung 192N (supported).
> Any ideas?

My guess is either the monitor or the video card is broken/buggy (possibly 
also the X drivers for the graphics card...) - maybe a badly connected 
(or broken) monitor cable as well.

Does "xset dpms force off" turn off the screen?


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