1. NAME ▲
radeontool utility to get/set registers and to control backlight on radeon based laptops
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
radeontool [\fBoption\fR] [\fBcommand\fR]
3. DESCRIPTION ▲
This manual page documents briefly the radeontool command.
This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.
radeontool is a program that switches on/off backlight and external output on ATI Radeon based laptops, and is able to list or set register values.
4. COMMANDS ▲
You can specify one of the following commands:
dac [on|off] 10 Power down the external video output
light [on|off] 10 Power down the backlight
stretch [on|off|vert|horiz|auto|manual] 10 Adjusts stretching for resolution mismatch
regs 10 Show a listing of some random registers
regmatch [pattern] 10 Show registers matching wildcard pattern
regset [pattern] [value] 10 Set registers matching wildcard pattern
5. OPTIONS ▲
These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.
--debug 10 Show a little debug info
--skip=n 10 Skips the first n cards and acts on the n+1
6. AUTHOR ▲
This manual page was written by Luigi Gangitano for the Debian system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.
On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.