Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#1418 closed enhancement (invalid)

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
Blocked By: Blocking:
Deployments affected: Action Needed:
Verified: no

Description

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 (4)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by jg

  • Cc jg ajax added
  • Keywords power added

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by kimquirk

  • Milestone changed from BTest-4 to Trial-2
  • Verified unset

Moving to next software release, Trial-2.

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by JordanCrouse

  • Owner changed from JordanCrouse to ajax

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

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by jg

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

GPU shuts itself down if idle.

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

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