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PostPosted: Sat Jun 17, 2006 9:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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n Powerstate 2 i get

Core: 418.50 MHz, Mem: 364.50 MHz


Same for me here, got an X600 Mobility.
Code:
aticonfig --list-powerstates
    core/mem      [flags]
-----------------
* 1: 105/122 MHz  [low voltage]
  2: 209/182 MHz  [low voltage]
  3: 392/250 MHz  [overdrive, default state]

Changing the frequencies with rovlock in powerstates 1 or 2 doesn't seem to have any effect on power consumption at all. No matter what I do, I always get the same ~1220 mA current drawn from my battery (state 1). Only if I go to low with the frequency, I get a system hang. Maybe it's insignificant then, in undervolted state frequency doesn't matter too much.

ATI's PowerPlay not only undervolts and underclocks, if you have PCI express, it also disables PCI-lanes (at least windows drivers do so). I've read that the 16 lanes PCIexpress in normal state provides consume something around 6-7W (!). 6 W@12V -> 200mA extra current ... and somehow this number was familiar to me. I've noticed a strange fluctuation in power consumption, sometimes the current my notebook needs switches down to ~1000mA ... compared to the number above, this could just be my PCIexpress. I never noticed any change in system performance this fluctuation was related to, nor did I switch off any components, nor was it related to harddisk or fan activity. The only noticeable thing was some extra heat.
Could it be that switching off PCI lanes is somehow "unstable"? And something tries to re-enable them? Where can I find system information about my PCI express?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2006 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It works well also with my R9200:

stock frequency: 250/200 (GPU/mem)
glxgears: 1365

underclock: 100/150 (GPU/mem)
glxgears: 776

underclock: 200/150 (GPU/mem)
glxgears: 1000
Some artifact due maybe to GPU to much clocked vs memory

overclock: 250/250 (GPU/mem)
glxgears: 1620

overclock: 280/280 (GPU/mem)
glxgears: 1830

overclock: 280/300 (GPU/mem)
glxgears: 1910

overclock: 290/300 (GPU/mem)
glxgears: 1940

aiming for 2000:
overclock: 280/330 (GPU/mem)
glxgears: 2020
a lot of artifacts

Just to have more data for charts:

underclock: 190/200 (GPU/mem)
glxgears: 1260

Let's see how much low we can go:

underclock: 50/120 (GPU/mem)
a lot of artifacts, no glxgears. Same artifacts with 100/120

underclock: 50/150 (GPU/mem)
glxgears: 450, artifacts only with glxgears

underclock: 80/150 (GPU/mem)
glxgears: 675. No artifacts.

140 for memory is to low (artifacts)

I think that i will leave it underclock (hey, its 32°C now, at 8pm, and no conditioning in my house).



Thanks for your programming skill proof

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 30, 2006 3:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anyone knows how to make this permanent?
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 30, 2006 10:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

zietbukuel wrote:
Anyone knows how to make this permanent?


To make it permanent, just write an initscript or put the command into /etc/conf.d/local.start
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 31, 2006 8:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 8:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have the command in my local.start which works until I start X, then the default clocks are loaded. Anyone know why this would happen?
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 9:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JuMPeRfLy wrote:
I have the command in my local.start which works until I start X, then the default clocks are loaded. Anyone know why this would happen?


I have done this:

Created an executable file in /etc/init.d named rovclock with the contents:

Code:
#!/sbin/runscript
start() {
        rovclock -c 340 -m 250
}

stop(){
        rovclock -c 310 -m 190
}


This is form my card, change the values to fit your needs.
Then do this:
Code:

rc-update add rovclock default


And it should work :) (at least works for me...)
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 8:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm getting 0mhz for my memory speed.
This is on an Asus Pundit-R, w/ ATI 9100IGP chipset

Code:
zlab cpufreq # rovclock -i
Radeon overclock 0.6e by Hasw (hasw@hasw.net)

Found ATI card on 01:05, device id: 0x5834
I/O base address: 0xd000
Video BIOS shadow found @ 0xc0000
Reference clock from BIOS: 14.32 MHz
Memory size: 1024 kB
Memory channels: 3, CD,CH only: 0
tRcdRD:   5
tRcdWR:   8
tRP:      8
tRAS:     18
tRRD:     3
tR2W-CL:  2
tWR:      1
tW2R:     3
tW2Rsb:   0
tR2R:     2
tRFC:     13
tWL(0.5): 0
tCAS:     6
tCMD:     0
tSTR:     0
XTAL: 14.32 MHz, RefDiv: 13

Core: 100.24 MHz, Mem: 0.0 MHz


Code:
01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon 9100 IGP (prog-if 00 [VGA])
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Unknown device 8107
        Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 96, IRQ 11
        Memory at e8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=64M]
        I/O ports at d000 [size=256]
        Memory at fda00000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
        Expansion ROM at fd900000 [disabled] [size=128K]
        Capabilities: [58] AGP version 3.0
        Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 12:12 am    Post subject: overclocking integrated graphics Reply with quote

Thank you for making this code available!

What is involved in getting support for integrated mobile graphics (express 1100, 1250) overclocking?
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 1:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I get the same "invalid reference clock from BIOS: 0.0 MHz" when I ran rovclock -i on my Radeon x1900GT. I think that it might have something to do with the kernel not fully recognizing the GPU ("unknown device 724b")
Code:

/usr/sbin/lspci -vv
05:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Unknown device 724b (prog-if 00 [VGA])
        Subsystem: ATI Technologies Inc Unknown device 0b12
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0, Cache Line Size 08
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 58
        Region 0: Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
        Region 2: Memory at fd7f0000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
        Region 4: I/O ports at 6c00 [size=256]
        [virtual] Expansion ROM at fd700000 [disabled] [size=128K]
        Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
                Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1+ D2+ AuxCurrent=0mA PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
                Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
        Capabilities: [58] Express Endpoint IRQ 0
                Device: Supported: MaxPayload 128 bytes, PhantFunc 0, ExtTag+
                Device: Latency L0s <4us, L1 unlimited
                Device: AtnBtn- AtnInd- PwrInd-
                Device: Errors: Correctable- Non-Fatal- Fatal- Unsupported-
                Device: RlxdOrd+ ExtTag- PhantFunc- AuxPwr- NoSnoop+
                Device: MaxPayload 128 bytes, MaxReadReq 128 bytes
                Link: Supported Speed 2.5Gb/s, Width x16, ASPM L0s L1, Port 0
                Link: Latency L0s <64ns, L1 <1us
                Link: ASPM Disabled RCB 64 bytes CommClk- ExtSynch-
                Link: Speed 2.5Gb/s, Width x16
        Capabilities: [80] Message Signalled Interrupts: 64bit+ Queue=0/0 Enable-
                Address: 0000000000000000  Data: 0000

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2006 4:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have an ATI Radeon Mobility 7500 in my laptop, ChipID 0x4C57, with 32MB shared RAM. Compaq crippled the BIOS in this thing, so I can't change the amount of RAM shared to video without doubling the amount of RAM in the computer. I haven't been able to find a decent group of settings for overclocking this video card. Can anyone share their wisdom on this?
Code:
#lspci -vv
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon Mobility M7 LW [Radeon Mobility 7500] (prog-if 00 [VGA])
   Subsystem: Compaq Computer Corporation Unknown device 00b7
   Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping+ SERR- FastB2B-
   Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
   Latency: 66 (2000ns min), Cache Line Size: 32 bytes
   Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 11
   Region 0: Memory at 48000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
   Region 1: I/O ports at 3000 [size=256]
   Region 2: Memory at 40400000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
   [virtual] Expansion ROM at 40420000 [disabled] [size=128K]
   Capabilities: [58] AGP version 2.0
      Status: RQ=48 Iso- ArqSz=0 Cal=0 SBA+ ITACoh- GART64- HTrans- 64bit- FW- AGP3- Rate=x1,x2,x4
      Command: RQ=32 ArqSz=0 Cal=0 SBA+ AGP+ GART64- 64bit- FW- Rate=x4
   Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
      Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1+ D2+ AuxCurrent=0mA PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
      Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-

Device Section of xorg.conf:
Code:
Section "Device"
    Identifier "Radeon 7500[0]"
    Driver     "radeon"
    BusID      "PCI:1:00:0"
    Option     "EnablePageFlip" "true"
    Option     "BackingStore"  "true"
    Option     "RenderAccel"   "true"
    Option     "AGPFastWrite"  "true"
    #Option     "AccelMethod"   "xaa"
    Option     "AccelMethod"   "exa"
    Option     "AGPMode"       "4"
    Option      "GARTSize" "64"
    Option      "ColorTiling" "1"
    Option     "DDC"
    Option     "MergedNonRectangular" "true"
    Option     "DynamicClocks" "true"
    Option     "MergedFB"      "true"
    Option     "CRT2Hsync"      "30-121"
    Option     "CRT2VRefresh"   "60"
    Option     "MetaModes"      "1024x768-1280x1024 1024x768"
    Option     "CRT2 Position"  "RightOf"
    Option     "BIOSHotkeys"    "on"
EndSection

Code:
#rovclock -i
Radeon overclock 0.6e by Hasw (hasw@hasw.net)

Found ATI card on 01:00, device id: 0x4c57
I/O base address: 0x3000
Video BIOS shadow found @ 0xc0000
Reference clock from BIOS: 27.0 MHz
Memory size: 32768 kB
Memory channels: 2, CD,CH only: 0
tRcdRD:   9
tRcdWR:   4
tRP:      8
tRAS:     18
tRRD:     3
tR2W-CL:  3
tWR:      4
tW2R:     2
tW2Rsb:   1
tR2R:     2
tRFC:     20
tWL(0.5): 2
tCAS:     3
tCMD:     0
tSTR:     1
XTAL: 27.0 MHz, RefDiv: 6

Core: 258.75 MHz, Mem: 364.50 MHz

Code:
$glxgears
libGL warning: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x4b
3216 frames in 5.0 seconds = 643.123 FPS
3213 frames in 5.0 seconds = 642.470 FPS

Thanks!
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 8:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SteveBallmersChair wrote:
I get the same "invalid reference clock from BIOS: 0.0 MHz" when I ran rovclock -i on my Radeon x1900GT. I think that it might have something to do with the kernel not fully recognizing the GPU ("unknown device 724b")


I believe the output of lspci does not rely on the kernel, but on /usr/share/misc/pci.ids
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2006 6:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Got all my timings/etc. figured out. Just in case anyone else needs the info for a Radeon Mobility M7 7500 card (yes, I know it's pretty old, but...):
Code:
UberPinguin ubrpngn # rovclock -i
Radeon overclock 0.6e by Hasw (hasw@hasw.net)

Found ATI card on 01:00, device id: 0x4c57
I/O base address: 0x3000
Video BIOS shadow found @ 0xc0000
Reference clock from BIOS: 27.0 MHz
Memory size: 32768 kB
Memory channels: 2, CD,CH only: 0
tRcdRD:   5
tRcdWR:   2
tRP:      4
tRAS:     14
tRRD:     3
tR2W-CL:  2
tWR:      3
tW2R:     0
tW2Rsb:   1
tR2R:     1
tRFC:     14
tWL(0.5): 2
tCAS:     3
tCMD:     0
tSTR:     1
XTAL: 27.0 MHz, RefDiv: 6

Core: 290.25 MHz, Mem: 380.25 MHz

This gives me a great performance boost with (so far) good stability. Tweaking beyond this results in artifacts, distortion, loss of performance, and sometimes even rebooting. I've gone from ~647fps to ~1018 in glxgears and can now use compositing without worry. Yay!
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 4:12 am    Post subject: Radeon Mobility M6 Overclocking Reply with quote

I have a Radeon Mobility M6, what are the maximum safe settings for overclocking my video card?
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 7:15 am    Post subject: Re: Radeon Mobility M6 Overclocking Reply with quote

jrtayloriv wrote:
I have a Radeon Mobility M6, what are the maximum safe settings for overclocking my video card?

Your best bet is to increment each setting slowly, testing along the way. Keep an eye on temperature and stability, and scale back a little when they get out of hand.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 02, 2007 4:22 am    Post subject: Safe temperatures for Radeon Mobility M6 Reply with quote

What would be consider a safe operating temperature for a Mobility M6?

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2007 8:26 pm    Post subject: multi gpu card? Reply with quote

I've got an ati firemv2400 that has multiple gpus:

Code:

lspci:
05:01.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon R250 Lf [FireGL 9000] (rev 02)
05:01.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon R250 Ln [Radeon Mobility 9000 M9] [Secondary] (rev 02)
05:05.0 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon R250 Lf [FireGL 9000] (rev 02)
05:05.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon R250 Ln [Radeon Mobility 9000 M9] [Secondary] (rev 02)


rovclock seems to affect only the first one:
Code:

pcm0175 smbenumshares # rovclock -i
Radeon overclock 0.6e by Hasw (hasw@hasw.net)

Found ATI card on 05:01, device id: 0x4c66
I/O base address: 0xd800
Video BIOS shadow found @ 0xc0000
Reference clock from BIOS: 27.0 MHz
Memory size: 65536 kB
Memory channels: 1, CD,CH only: 0
tRcdRD:   6
tRcdWR:   2
tRP:      7
tRAS:     16
tRRD:     5
tR2W-CL:  3
tWR:      3
tW2R:     1
tW2Rsb:   1
tR2R:     2
tRFC:     20
tWL(0.5): 2
tCAS:     3
tCMD:     0
tSTR:     1
XTAL: 27.0 MHz, RefDiv: 12



But I'm basing this only its display of the first card in the lspci. Anyone know how this affects cards like this with multi-screen outputs? The firemv2400 is a 4 head card.
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Anyone knows about this xtal frequency?
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2007 6:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How i can overclock this card?

Code:
01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS300M AGP [Radeon Mobility 9100IGP]


Code:
Found ATI card on 01:05, device id: 0x5835
I/O base address: 0x9000
Video BIOS shadow found @ 0xc0000
Reference clock from BIOS: 14.31 MHz
Memory size: 131072 kB
Memory channels: 2, CD,CH only: 0
tRcdRD:   9
tRcdWR:   8
tRP:      8
tRAS:     18
tRRD:     3
tR2W-CL:  2
tWR:      1
tW2R:     3
tW2Rsb:   0
tR2R:     2
tRFC:     13
tWL(0.5): 0
tCAS:     6
tCMD:     0
tSTR:     0
XTAL: 14.31 MHz, RefDiv: 6

Core: 300.51 MHz, Mem: 0.0 MHz
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 4:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is this program still being developed? I could use it with my ATI Radeon Mobility HD 4330.
Is this the official place for discussing this program?
I think it does not fully recognize my card:

Code:

sudo rovclock -i
Radeon overclock 0.6e by Hasw (hasw@hasw.net)

Found ATI card on 01:00, device id: 0x9552
I/O base address: 0x2000
Video BIOS shadow found @ 0xc0000
Invalid reference clock from BIOS: 0.0 MHz
Memory size: 0 kB
Memory channels: 1, CD,CH only: 0
tRcdRD:   3
tRcdWR:   1
tRP:      3
tRAS:     6
tRRD:     1
tR2W-CL:  1
tWR:      1
tW2R:     0
tW2Rsb:   0
tR2R:     1
tRFC:     13
tWL(0.5): 0
tCAS:     0
tCMD:     0
tSTR:     0

I also tried -x 1432 and 2950.

The bus frequencies are not shown. Can I do this with the open radeon driver or do I need to use fglrx?
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