[CentOS] Console Screen Saver

Tue Apr 22 11:52:54 UTC 2008
James Pearson <james-p at moving-picture.com>

Jim Perrin wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 9:41 PM, Joseph L. Casale
> <jcasale at activenetwerx.com> wrote:
>>How does one access the properties associated with the blanking CentOS does at init3?
>> How would I disable this for example?
> You'd use setterm for this. See this thread ->
> http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2005-June/048330.html

Not sure this works when run from an init script - I couldn't get it to 
work - so I use:

echo -n '^[[9;0]' > /dev/console

where ^[ is the Escape character - see console_codes(4)

James Pearson