Re: New sleep code for ATI M6, M7 and M9
David MENTRE <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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!