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Re: too many deamons by default - F7 test 2 live cd



On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 12:31 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 12:29 +0100, Benny Amorsen wrote:
> > JB> cpuspeed is very useful, especially in the case of a laptop which
> > JB> several people use as their desktop. Your narrow definition of a
> > JB> desktop is perhaps too limiting.
> > 
> > cpuspeed really isn't optional on modern desktop machines either.
> > Rahul Sundaram may have lots of machines with fixed clockspeeds, but
> > that is no reason to not support newer stuff. 
> 
> GNOME Power Manager can control CPU speed with policy set in the
> session, usually saving power more aggressively than cpuspeed. It also
> has the benefit of using a HAL addon rather than a system service, which
> is only loaded if the machine is frequency scale supported.
> 
> So really, I think the system daemon can be stopped by default, and
> leave it there if some admin wants to install it on a big server.

For the discussion purposes of the LiveCD, which will be Gnome based,
that is technically possible.  In general though, unless KDE, XFCE, <
$ramdom foo> has the same thing, g-p-m doesn't help at all.

josh


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