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Re: Fedora team hates and kills baby seals!



On Tue, 2007-05-15 at 21:43 +1000, David Timms wrote:
> Valent Turkovic wrote:
> > Fedora team hates and kills baby seals!
> > 
> > If you don't believe me look for your self:
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/FeatureFixWakeups
> > 
> > :)
> > 
> > Too bad this didn't make it for Fedora 7.
> My impression was various packages causing unnecessary wakeups have been 
> improved, and included.
> 
> > Will this be something anybody hacking on Fedora 7 can implement
> > himself or do we need to wait for Fedora 8?
> As you probably saw, one of the requirements was the tickless kernel, 
> which page mentions that it was only working on i386, and suggested it 
> hasn't been included for F7.

F7's i686 kernel is tickless.

Lots of work has gone into this upstream though.  So we're better than
FC6, just not so good as to be bragging about it.

But yeah, powertop is in the OS now, go find wakeup abuse on your
machine.

- ajax


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