[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-ati 6.7.196
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 23:13:53 PST 2007
On Nov 12, 2007 2:03 AM, Halim Issa <yallaone at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Monday 12 November 2007 02:51:20 Alex Deucher wrote:
> > Another RC release.
> > fixes/new features:
> > - cursor related hangs
> > - LVDS fixes
> > - support for new DDC type
> > - bios/dock/lvds hw state fixes
> Thanks much for this release - it fixes the "garbled output" problem when
> switching virtual screens or closing the laptop lid from relese 6.7.195.
> However, now the laptop lid button is no longer "active", so the display does
> not turn off when the laptop lid is closed. Easily worked around by exiting X
> before closing the lid, but still.
The bios shouldn't be messing with the chip behind the driver's back.
Hook up a script to acpi lid events and have it execute:
xset dpms force off
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