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Enable and disable the HDMI port on the Raspberry Pi: `rpi-hdmi on` to turn on, `rpi-hdmi off` to turn off. X is properly reinitialized when re-enabling.
#!/bin/sh
# Enable and disable HDMI output on the Raspberry Pi
is_off ()
{
tvservice -s | grep "TV is off" >/dev/null
}
case $1 in
off)
tvservice -o
;;
on)
if is_off
then
tvservice -p
curr_vt=`fgconsole`
if [ "$curr_vt" = "1" ]
then
chvt 2
chvt 1
else
chvt 1
chvt "$curr_vt"
fi
fi
;;
status)
if is_off
then
echo off
else
echo on
fi
;;
*)
echo "Usage: $0 on|off|status" >&2
exit 2
;;
esac
exit 0
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macninja commented Jul 29, 2021

I couldn't get it to work so I rewrote it to use cec-hdmi instead.

https://gist.github.com/macninja/6c13596f06206eec162f9dce1fc4313b

I have it working on a Raspberry Pi 4. But only in HDMI port 2.

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