Re: Problems with open source ati driver
On 05/08/12 11:59, John Kapnogiannis wrote:
> My problem on all this is that after a while my laptop starts to gain
> high temperature leading to a complete cut of power. Suppose this is a
> failsafe method for it to avoid permanent damage. I have searched but
> I have found no solution. Any help?
This is an old issue with the open source xorg radeon driver. See
here a bug report.
The best solution that I found was to downgrade to xorg 1.11 and hold
the packages from upgrading so I can use the fglrx driver. Some
instructions on how to do the downgrade.