[ltp] W500 DisplayPort Intel GMA vs Radeon 3650

Tino Keitel linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sun, 6 Jun 2010 15:18:55 +0200

On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 18:28:55 +0200, Karsten König wrote:


> The current ATI graphics stack in XOrg, Kernel and Radeon driver is getting 
> better, so there is already starting powermanagment etc, I suggest using a 
> bleeding edge distribution for now to have the best support, Arch Linux, next 
> generation openSUSE or Fedora, maybe update the kernel to 2.6.34 on Fedora 
> though.

According to Matthew Garrett's blog [1], there is a lot of progress
regarding power management for newer radeon chips.  This was included
in the -next branch in April IIRC, so it will be part of the 2.6.35


[1] http://mjg59.livejournal.com/