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  • AMDGPU Gets RPM Fan Info, Clock/Power-Gating Improvements & More For Linux 4.10

    Phoronix: AMDGPU Gets RPM Fan Info, Clock/Power-Gating Improvements & More For Linux 4.10

    Last month AMD sent out their big feature pull to DRM-Next for staging ahead of Linux 4.10 while now a secondary feature pull request has been sent in of more material for this next kernel development series...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...DGPU-More-4.10

  • #2
    Hopefully it's not just fans, but LEDs too. The Fury X GPUs have broken status LEDs for anyone not using the ancient Catalyst drivers, and I get constant complaints from my spouse because it appears I'm always running my cards at max power.

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    • #3
      So, I can finally have a native settings for my custom fan-curve instead of relying on aur-packages? Oh please yes!

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      • #4
        Fan info wasn't in by default, interesting. No wonder the new "CCC" isn't ported even though it is Qt. Some important features it handles aren't even implemented yet.

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        • #5
          Yep, there was some discussion of this a couple of months ago - porting CCC will become feasible, but all the plumbing needs to go into the driver first.

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          • #6
            Is anyone able to boot with 4.10-wip using the amdgpu Kernel driver on SI Cards?

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            • #7
              We've always exposed pwm based fan information (aka percent based fan info). All cards support percent based fan info. This patch just exposes rpm based fan info if available as well.

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