ATI PowerPlay Patches for Radeon driver

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Sat Oct 30 18:49:28 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-10-19 at 22:39 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Tuesday 19 October 2004 22:27, Vladimir Dergachev wrote:
> >On Tue, 19 Oct 2004, Shawn Starr wrote:
> >> Can you tell me the license status of those patches, if they are
> >> MIT Licensed, I would like to get them into Xorg CVS tree
> >>
> >> Please let me know,
> >
> >As Alex pointed out they are already in. Enable Option
> > "DynamicClocks" - work great on my notebook.
> >
> And crash me.  Keyboard, mouse go away and I've got to ssh into it to 
> reboot it.

I think the problem is that some ASIC revisions have problems with the
dynamic clock management. I don't know if ATI intend to add some more
precise detection of the chip revs to add workarounds or not. This is
why the option is not enabled by default at this point.


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