Re: New sleep code for ATI M6, M7 and M9
This one time, at band camp, Michel Dänzer wrote:
>On Sam, 2003-03-15 at 13:04, J=E9r=F4me 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.
Aha. I will try this and give an update to my earlier mail.
Is this written down somewhere? Seems a lot of powerbook users are thinking
they don't need this and turning it off.