[SOLVED] Editing my GPU's power profile (AMD 5870)
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My GPU (AMD Radeon Mobility HD 5870) runs very hot (about 187 degrees F) while using the open-source "radeon" driver. I could switch to the AMD Catalyst Driver but that no longer works properly in Netflix, YouTube, ESPN3 and a bunch of other video applications.
I can cool down my GPU by running the following command as root:
The unit files have no [Install] section. They are not meant to be enabled
Possible reasons for having this kind of units are:
1) A unit may be statically enabled by being symlinked from another unit's
.wants/ or .requires/ directory.
2) A unit's purpose may be to act as a helper for some other unit which has
a requirement dependency on it.
3) A unit may be started when needed via activation (socket, path, timer,
D-Bus, udev, scripted systemctl call, ...).
I'll give that a try as soon as I get a second wind. thanks
EDIT: The procedure from the Fedora link seems to have worked. Although there were some error messages in response to both the "enable" and "start" commands, upon reboot the required string was indeed passed to my power profile. Thanks!
Last edited by VoodooDali; 04-22-2013 at 09:19 PM.