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    I can't remember anyone here talking about...

    I can't remember anyone here talking about thyroid cancer in children, did they? In addition, just to the record: radiation damage to the germ cells can very well cause diseases and cancer in...
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    You do know that the radiation damage caused by...

    You do know that the radiation damage caused by the decaying iodine persists and leads to cancer only long after all iodine has decayed away, do you?
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    I find the way you are combining financial cost...

    I find the way you are combining financial cost and human lives into a single "cost factor" highly cynical, but that apart, you are not fair with this statement either: uranium is not lying exactly...
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    I presume that you're volunteering in joining the...

    I presume that you're volunteering in joining the workers who have to clean up the site, right? And you'll surely be willing to switch places with someone living in the fallout area, after all, it's...
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    I also feel compelled to comment on this: I find...

    I also feel compelled to comment on this: I find it just plain revolting to see someone using the disaster which struck Japan as an opportunity to advertise the "it blew up real good tour to...
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    Well, I guess next time my battery runs out on...

    Well, I guess next time my battery runs out on the train without a socket nearby, I will try to bring myself in the mood of feeling the good KMS / powermanagment vibes coming nearer every month I'm...
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    Ah, but see, this is _exactly_ why I was using...

    Ah, but see, this is _exactly_ why I was using the word "stable". I am on xf86-video-ati 6.12.4 which is the most recent released version. Same goes for comments along the line "KMS will eventually...
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    Hi Bridgman! Thanks for the suggestion, I'll...

    Hi Bridgman!

    Thanks for the suggestion, I'll try those options when I find time. The log indicates that DynamicGating is active:

    Static power management enable success
    Dynamic clock gating...
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    Since about one year, ATI has dropped support for...

    Since about one year, ATI has dropped support for my R500 based thinkpad T60 in fglrx. I am using gentoo (stable), so I eventually had to move to radeon. While this is able to serve my needs in most...
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    I second Rah - why do most people here sound like...

    I second Rah - why do most people here sound like people using VESA are short of being retards? Phoronix can sing the praise of the vendor specific drivers as long as they wish, experience shows that...
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    Well, my arrogant friend, I presume I pretty well...

    Well, my arrogant friend, I presume I pretty well know what opensource means; however, we seem to disagree on the question whose responsibility the development of driver code for hardware advertised...
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    I don't think the reasoning behind this is so...

    I don't think the reasoning behind this is so strange or difficult: if you tell me that ATI/AMD is actively working on code being pushed into the opensource repositories to ensure that the hardware...
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    Watch out, angry ATI customers, forum trolls,...

    Watch out, angry ATI customers, forum trolls, linux ecosystem parasites, creatures of the night - Saib the Ripper is out there to tear your posts to shreds :)

    Honestly, that's a bit too much...
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    Bridgman: neither did I say I was aiming at you...

    Bridgman: neither did I say I was aiming at you with that comment, which I wasn't :)
    I'll try to express my criticism once more: from my perspective, I was sold card/driver combi that worked between...
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    I don't care about games, and I don't care...

    I don't care about games, and I don't care whether the feature set is similar to the windows driver; all I am complaining about is the fact that I bought something that hasn't worked as advertised...
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    So, in this whole discussion, always popping up...

    So, in this whole discussion, always popping up seems to be the train of thought: "the info is out there, now it is up to the community to pick up the ball and make a good driver". Heck, someone even...
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    OK, glad you corrected me, bridgman, I only knew...

    OK, glad you corrected me, bridgman, I only knew of Alex Deucher. Still, I don't feel good about this move. The opensource support is far from being perfect in my experience (not only on R500, but...
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    ATI dropping support for

    Before going to sensible work again, I have to vent myself here with a little rant. For the starting point: I am the proud owner of a Thinkpad T60 equipped with a X1300 mobility which I got 2 1/2...
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    Just for the record: after discovering that I...

    Just for the record: after discovering that I also get ugly artifacts and screen corruption (blackened window derorations etc.) after exiting a full screen OpenGL application (xscreensaver!) which...
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    Hi Bridgman; thanks for the quick reply :) As far...

    Hi Bridgman; thanks for the quick reply :) As far as I have noticed, this only concerns OpenGL, XV seems to work fine. Activating vsync leads to an error about interrupts not working if enabling...
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