Ticket #1418 (closed enhancement: invalid)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

The GPU should be shut off when not in use by the X server.

Reported by: jg Owned by: ajax
Priority: high Milestone: Trial-2
Component: x window system Version:
Keywords: power Cc: jg, ajax
Action Needed: Verified: no
Deployments affected: Blocked By:


When the window system is idle, the GPU should be shut down to save power.

The fbdev driver will have to know how to wake it up again if one switches VT's.

Change History

Changed 7 years ago by jg

  • cc jg, ajax added
  • keywords power added

Changed 7 years ago by kimquirk

  • verified unset
  • milestone changed from BTest-4 to Trial-2

Moving to next software release, Trial-2.

Changed 7 years ago by JordanCrouse

  • owner changed from JordanCrouse to ajax

Reassigning to ajax since thats what he's working on.

Changed 7 years ago by jg

  • status changed from new to closed
  • resolution set to invalid

GPU shuts itself down if idle.

#1412 is about shutting down the video unit and dot clock, which saves power.

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