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    Default ATI Kernel Power Management Moves A Bit More

    Phoronix: ATI Kernel Power Management Moves A Bit More

    On Sunday we reported that ATI in-kernel power management was moving along after AMD's Alex Deucher spent some time in recent days building upon RafaĆ? MiĆ?ecki's initial power management support. Alex's patches added GUI idle IRQ support, support for changing the GPU clocks when the engine is idle, support for turning down the number of active SIMDS when running in a lower power stage for the ATI R600 ASICs and later, and new ASIC specific callback functions. This morning though he's taken the support a bit further...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODA3Mw

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    As soon as this gets going i'm going to jump ship from the ATI blob.

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    I'm sorry for the total n00bishness, but does 'agd5f' stand for Ati Graphics Department (office/cubicle) 5F?

    *ducks and runs*

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    Nope, but good idea. Alex was agd5f long before ATI/AMD came along

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    im going crazy xD
    cant wait for all this to work!
    thanks alex and keep up the good work!

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    Wow, this is just awesome, Alex, thank you so much.

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    btw
    do you guys expect the oss powermanagement to be as good as the fglrx powermanagement?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pfanne View Post
    btw
    do you guys expect the oss powermanagement to be as good as the fglrx powermanagement?
    Totally impossible... with fglrx the card does nothing at all xD

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    Quote Originally Posted by V!NCENT View Post
    Totally impossible... with fglrx the card does nothing at all xD
    funny thing is, that i never had many problems with fglrx.

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