Re: Fwd: ATI Radeon 9800 Pro blacks out, unrecoverable
On Fre, 2012-03-16 at 16:52 -0800, Kristen R wrote:
> On 03/15/2012 11:44 PM, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Don, 2012-03-15 at 12:33 -0800, Kristen R wrote:
> >> Your requested files can be found at ftp://atmyhome.org/kristen
> > BTW, any particular reason why you have acpid installed? There's no ACPI
> > on PowerMacs.
> I had installed some power management software seeking the ability to
> hibernate or suspend this box when inactive. I like those feature found
> on OS X 10.5 and use them. As it is under Debian when I click the log
> out icon on the Xfce panel I can either: Log Out, Restart, or Shut Down.
> The Suspend and Hibernate choices have no effect.
Yeah, I'm afraid this won't be possible without extending / fixing the
radeonfb / radeon kernel drivers.
> The settings I chose in the power management settings fail to suspend
> the monitor or computer after a period of inactivity.
It should definitely be possible to put the monitor into power saving.
> I have removed the apmd, and apcid package installations. I also removed
> any packages which seemed to me to try and control fan speeds, cpu
> speeds, and lm sensors as well. Since the PPC doesn't incorporate any of
> these I am aware of.
Actually, cpufreq should be supported, and so might be lm sensors,
though there might not be any interesting hardware sensors in your
> I have just posted new files; Xorg.0.log.1 and dmesg.1 to
> These files are subsequent and results of the package activity listed
Did you capture the Xorg.0.log.1 file after the monitor blacked out?
There's no 'disable FP1' line at the end of it, so that theory might be
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