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Re: radeontool.... why?



On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 1:43 AM, Dave Airlie <airlied redhat com> wrote:
> 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:
>
> rpm -q --whatrequires radeontool
> pm-utils-1.2.2.1-2.fc10.i386
>
> pm-utils uses it on some systems to control backlight and I think
> power up/down parts of the card across suspend/resume.

When executed with --quirk-radeon-off, pm-suspend will run "radeontool
dac off; radeontool light off" at suspend and the opposite on resume.
I'm pretty sure that's it.

--
Dan


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