reassign 456219 linux-2.6
kthxbye

On Thu, 2007-12-13 at 18:58 +0000, brian m. carlson wrote:
>
> According to [0], the graphics driver uses an interrupt for OpenGL
> compatibility. On my machine, that results in approximately 70 wakeups
> per second when idle, if I use compiz.
>
> Please fix the driver so it does not need this interrupt anymore, which
> will save power. I realize this will not be fixed immediately, but
> please report this upstream if it has not been already.


A fix is already available in the upstream drm Git branch vblank-rework.
It's almost ready to be merged to the master branch (and consequently to
the Linux kernel) but there are still some issues to be worked out.

I don't think the X driver can handle this better, so I'm reassigning to
the kernel.


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