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



On Fri, 2007-08-10 at 10:35 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Aug 2007 15:27:02 +0200
> Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 freenet de> wrote:
> 
> > 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.
> 
> Did you file a bug?

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=213254

This bug has persisted ever since it had started sometime with fc5.

Ralf
 


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