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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Experiments in refit shell to enable 9400M on MBP 5,1

    hi metatech,

    thanks for the detailed community documentation post. really nice work!
    hopefully, i can contribute some more information soon. been a while since i played with EFI, currently i'm...
  2. [all variants] Re: Testers wanted: Improved Backlight for 2010 MBPs

    Hi,

    so for MBP 5,1 it isn't working. I know, you said 6,1 and up. ;)
    Just FYI

    Greetz
    Thomas
  3. [all variants] Re: Testers wanted: Improved Backlight for 2010 MBPs

    Hi Sidolin,

    thanks...but 0x700 as well doesn't give any effect.
    What graphics driver do you use? And which version?


    Greetings,

    Thomas
  4. [all variants] Re: Testers wanted: Improved Backlight for 2010 MBPs

    Hi again,

    unfortunately, writing at 0x724 does not work either. Hmm, I'm a bit confused...
    Sidolin, what is you system configuration? (Ubuntu version, kernel version, nvidia-dirvers or nouveau,...
  5. [all variants] Re: Testers wanted: Improved Backlight for 2010 MBPs

    Hi Sidolin,

    many thanks for your effort and sharing your knowledge. As metatech said, you made a lot of people happy. ;)
    I have a MBP5,1 with gmux 1.7.3. Disabling the 9600M GT works by writing...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Experiments in refit shell to enable 9400M on MBP 5,1

    Hi Metatech,

    sorry for the delay...but I see, you already found the solution how to access IO without building a kernel driver.
    It's quite the same what I did...

    I attached my version just for...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Experiments in refit shell to enable 9400M on MBP 5,1

    Hi,

    well, this sounds really very promising. I checked it (by writing a small program which accesses the corresponding port), and it seems to work, the 9600M GT seems to be disabled!!! Great job,...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Experiments in refit shell to enable 9400M on MBP 5,1

    Hi everybody,

    I think I found the most easiest way to disable the 9600M GT of MBP5,1 (or any other one depending on MBP version) in EFI-Mode.
    As you might know, the second card is still powered,...
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