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Screen going blank after update on pi 2

Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:56 pm

Hi all I've re done my SD card and up dated to latest version on a pi 2 with official screen . all working fine apart from the screen is going blank randomly .
I can remember having a similar problem with the screen sleeping after lack of activity . it was solved with a few lines of code when I first bought it years ago .
I'm not sure if its the same problem or something new . I've found if I remove the USB mouse and plug back in it sometimes comes back on with a larger mouse arrow pointer . ? But sometimes it doesn't . any ideas please
Have you tried switching it on and off again

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Re: Screen going blank after update on pi 2

Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:59 pm

add consoleblank=0
to the end of /boot/cmdline.txt
and reboot [or the correct cmdline.txt if your using noobs
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