Re: New sleep code for ATI M6, M7 and M9
On Sam, 2003-03-15 at 14:25, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> Michel Dänzer <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Sam, 2003-03-15 at 13:04, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> >> David MENTRE <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> > 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.
> >> What in the patch makes this necessary, please?
> > Nothing. APM emulation has always been a prerequisite for proper sleep
> > in X, as without it the X server has no way of knowing what's going on.
> Right, but isn't this /dev/apm_bios created by some package?
Yes, pmud and powermgmt-base seem to do that at least. You also need to
make sure the apm_emu kernel module is actually loaded if you haven't
built APM emulation into the kernel.
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast