[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: disable cpuspeed while X session active and screensaver not running



On 11.10.2007 19:53, Denis Leroy wrote:
> 
> On that subject, does anyone knows how to tell the Frequency Monitor 
> applet to keep the cpu in lower frequency all the time (i.e. 'killall 
> -USR2 cpuspeed', which is what you want typically when running on 
> batteries) ?

Note, for new processors (like Core*) afaik that's *not* what you want
when running running on batteries: the total energy consumed often is
lower if you go to the highest speed, do what needs to be done way
quicker, and switch back to lowest speed quickly again.

http://www.lesswatts.org/projects/applications-power-management/race-to-idle.php

CU
knurd


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]