[clug] Avoiding NVIDIA Optimus ?

Sam Couter sam at couter.id.au
Fri Aug 5 07:32:04 MDT 2011

Francis James Whittle <fj.whittle at gmail.com> wrote:
> What kernel version?  I've been using the Mesa radeon drivers with a
> 4200 IGP for the last 18 months or so, with a Southbridge idle
> temperature sitting around 30-35⁰....  Last I used fglrx it would
> generally start using _more_ power :/

sam at laptop:~/tmp$ uname -a
Linux laptop 2.6.39-2-amd64 #1 SMP Tue Jul 5 02:51:22 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Sandybridge chipset.
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