Bug#725704: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: driver overheats laptop, forces constant fan usage
michel at daenzer.net
Mon Oct 7 08:56:50 PDT 2013
On Mon, 2013-10-07 at 09:39 -0600, Al Stone wrote:
> On 10/07/2013 09:22 AM, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Mon, 2013-10-07 at 09:04 -0600, Al Stone wrote:
> >> [...] on using the radeon driver, my laptop now stays very warm
> >> constantly, and the cooling fan never stops running (over 24 hours
> >> now). On checking, it appears to be running 5-10 degrees Centigrade
> >> warmer all the time, just over the fan trip point.
> >> The radeon device is:
> >> 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller : Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RV710/M92 [Mobility Radeon HD 4530/4570/545v] [1002:9553]
> > Can you try booting a 3.11 kernel with radeon.dpm=1 on the kernel
> > command line?
> Sure. What's changed between 3.10 and 3.11 that would have an
> affect? Just DPM?
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