Re: Problems with open source ati driver
On Sun, Aug 5, 2012 at 1:03 PM, Adrian Fita <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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.
> : https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=36438
> 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.
> : http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2012/07/msg00647.html
> Adrian Fita
I think downgrading the xorg is not a solution. Sometime you will have
to upgrade. I will try out the setting the power managment profile to
low and report back. :) Thanks