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Re: Launching g-p-m in gdm, Was: too many deamons by default - F7 test 2 live cd



On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 12:08 +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> 
> ...we are I/O bound often during startup afaics (at least these days)
> and the CPU is often fast enough when on lower frequency.

Sure, but we spend a minute or two booting up and then several hours
idle on a typical day. To me, the bootup case isn't that interesting.

> Currently the default kernel gov is userspace:
> 
> $ grep DEFAULT_GOV /boot/config-2.6.20-1.2997.fc7
> # CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_DEFAULT_GOV_PERFORMANCE is not set
> CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_DEFAULT_GOV_USERSPACE=y
> 
> So no power savings until something takes care of it afaics (or am I
> wrong with that? anyway, that could probably easily be adjusted until
> F8).

I think ondemand might be the best choice here (if IOwait is indeed the
case), or maybe performance.

Richard.



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