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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 <david.mentre@wanadoo.fr> 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.

jaq@debian.org                               http://people.debian.org/~jaq

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