Frame Buffer Power Management / was: Re: The ati petition

Patrick McFarland diablod3 at
Sat Sep 4 22:27:38 PDT 2004

On Sun, 05 Sep 2004 00:45:42 +0200, Roland Mainz
<roland.mainz at> wrote:
> s/X/Xorg,Xfree86/ ... Sun has fully functional power managment for their
> own graphics cards (search for "FBPM" (="Frame
> Buffer Power Management")) for their own cards.
> The question is whether their implementation can be ported to Xorg...

I missed the beginning of this discussion... why isn't power
management provided by many drivers?

Patrick "Diablo-D3" McFarland || diablod3 at
"Computer games don't affect kids; I mean if Pac-Man affected us as kids, we'd 
all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to
repetitive electronic music." -- Kristian Wilson, Nintendo, Inc, 1989

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