[ltp] Older radeon under ubuntu 10.04

Laurent linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 24 May 2010 19:10:33 +0200


>> What is the state of radeonfb and xorg - radeon running together?
> It's a crap-shoot on x86. In theory it should be ok, but lots of
> people report issues.

Guess what: it works better!

I disabled KMS, ClockGating and DynamicPM for the xorg radeon driver,
enabled default_dynclk for radeonfb. Suspend no longer drains the
battery, no strange noises in suspend and the power consumption in
Xorg is lowered by 0.75W (10min after startup, idle desktop, no 3D

Problem solved (until the next kernel update).

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