[Pm-utils] Re: Reducing ATI display adapter power consumption

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 09:17:03 PST 2007

On Wed, 2007-01-03 at 11:43 -0500, David Zeuthen wrote:
> Also, I'm extremely wary of including such things calling out to
> closed-source stuff in the upstream of a free software project. Probably
> ATI themselves should just require pm-utils and install the hook
> themselves (easiest) or punt it to the distro packaging either the ATI
> drivers or the pm-utils package.


> I really think that calling out to closed source stuff do not belong at
> all in either HAL or pm-utils. I'm OK with providing the hooks for
> people doing whatever they want though.
> Does that make sense?

Sure. I would open a ticket for the ATI utilities, but their bugzilla is
down[1]. I'll ask them to depend on pm-utils and add the lowpower.d
script there.



[1] http://ati.cchtml.com/

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