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Re: radeontool.... why?



On Sun, 2009-03-22 at 00:26 -0600, Oscar wrote:
> I was looking for unnecesary packages installed at my laptop and I
> found a package called radeontool and its  description says:
> 
> 
> Radeontool may switch the backlight and external video output on and
> off.  Use radeontool at your own risk, it may damage your hardware.

I've fixed the package description to sound less alarming.

> So, I thought this is an unnecesary package because I'm using an
> nVidia Card, and even with a  radeon card I wouldn't use it 'cause it
> says that can damage my hardware, so I proceeded to uninstall it and
> PackageKit resolved this packages as radeontool dependent 

It's all of 12k and three inodes on disk.  Don't worry about it.

- ajax

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