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Re: lesswatts.org



Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Sep 2007, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:
> 
>> It's an interesting initiative, but is it helping the AMD64 people? I
>> expect some measures help, regardless of architecture, but definitely
>> not all, and powertop seems overly dedicated to intel hardware!
> 
> The move by Intel to launch lesswatts.org is not philantrophic, they want 
> to gain a competitive advantage over AMD (and other competitors such as 
> VIA chipsets) on Linux systems by doing this.
> 
> AMD (and others) have to answer to it of course.

I'd be willing to bet that patches submitted to powertop to better
support AMD64 (if any are even needed), would be happily accepted by the
project.

-Eric


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