NAMEradeontool - utility to get/set registers and to control backlight on radeon based laptops
SYNOPSISradeontool [option] [command]
DESCRIPTIONThis 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.
COMMANDSYou can specify one of the following commands: dac [on|off] Power down the external video output light [on|off] Power down the backlight stretch [on|off|vert|horiz|auto|manual] Adjusts stretching for resolution mismatch regs Show a listing of some random registers regmatch [pattern] Show registers matching wildcard pattern regset [pattern] [value] Set registers matching wildcard pattern
OPTIONSThese programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes ('-'). A summary of options is included below. --debug Show a little debug info --skip=n Skips the first n cards and acts on the n+1
AUTHORThis manual page was written by Luigi Gangitano email@example.com 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. RADEONTOOL(8)