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Re: New sleep code for ATI M6, M7 and M9

David MENTRE <david.mentre@wanadoo.fr> writes:

> > I posted a patch at <http://penguinppc.org/~benh/new_sleep.diff>
> > 
> > Sleep should now work properly on all these ATI Mobility chips,
> > and power consumption might even be slightly improved in
> > normal use.
> I've just tested your patch on a ben8 kernel and it does not work. :(
> The machine goes to sleep correctly but after reboot, the screen is not
> restored (two vertical red lines over a black screen) and the machine
> seems frozen. However, there is a progress as during a short moment the
> screen seems to make a restoration tentative.

I works!! In fact, the /dev/apm_bios character device was missing.

Doing a 'mknod /dev/apm_bios c 10 134;chmod 770 /dev/apm_bios' as root
make it works.

Great work benjamin!

Many, many, many thanks!
Best regards,

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