new ATI sleep code freezes

Michel Dänzer michel at
Sun Jun 8 06:14:55 EST 2003

On Sat, 2003-06-07 at 21:28, mutex at wrote:

> > >> are those normal permissions ?  Also, I'm running an enlightenment
> > >> battery applet which afaik uses apm layer to report battery level.
> > >> So something has to be working. Dave
> > >
> > > I don't know wtf with devfs & perms, but the problem is here, once you
> > > fix that, it should work much better ;)
> well(in response to ben) I have a hard time believing that once I fix
> permissions it will eliminate a crash that happens 1/20 sleeps. Just
> doesn't seem like something a permissions problem would cause.

The permissions don't cause the crash directly, it's the fact that the X
server has no way of dealing with the sleep without using /dev/apm_bios.

Earthling Michel Dänzer   \  Debian (powerpc), XFree86 and DRI developer
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