Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 104049
Disable console blanking on server installs by default
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:38:36 EDT
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Description of problem:
This might be dismissed as a triviality, but it would seem logical to disable
console blanking by default on server installs.
I've had several problems with servers dropping dead in their tracks with no log
messages, and attaching a monitor just gives a blanked screen.
I'm hoping the setterm -blank 0 will work, but it seems to make sense for that
to be a default on a server install, since they're usually headless and you
definitely want any hope of information retrieval after a crash. :)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Let your RH server crash, try to plug in a monitor, see nothing. :)
The problem is there's really no way encoded to say 'this is a server install'
that can cause modifications at that level.