Hot temperature

Stefano Negro stblack at
Mon Jun 25 08:32:41 PDT 2012

2012/6/14 Michel Dänzer <michel at>:
> On Mit, 2012-06-13 at 22:26 +0200, Stefano Negro wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> first of all I'd like to thank you all people in this list that help
>> developing the driver free for ati cards.
>> I am using an HP notebook with a radeonhd 4650.
>> I have big problems using the driver X11-driver-video-ati because it
>> cause a very high temperature increasing.
>> The fglrx is not causing this problem, and I'd like to use the free
>> driver.
>> Could someone be so kind to help me to configure the driver?
> This wiki section describes the options available currently:
> --
> Earthling Michel Dänzer           |         
> Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

I found that the value low in
/sys/class/drm/card0/device/power_method is helping to decrease the
Is this the only value to try to reach the temperature performance of
the fglrx driver?
Moreover I found that if the temperature is increasing over 60° the
battery is no more charging, so you may understand that it's a



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