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Re: reducing power usage of Fedora - how you can help!



On Thu, 2007-08-09 at 12:06 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Would you like your laptop battery to last longer? Would you like your
> servers to use less electricity? We certainly would. So we're investigating
> and fixing Fedora to use less juice.
> 
> One of the biggest power problems is apps that wake up the CPU
> unnecessarily. With the tickless kernel for x86 (and soon x86_64),
> every time this happens it's a chance for power savings lost.
> 
> HOW YOU CAN HELP
> ----------------
> 
> We'd like to get as many reports of misbehaving apps as possible.
How about the kernel? My laptop doesn't boot Fedora without acpi
disabled.

Ralf



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