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Re: process wakeups



On Mon, 14 Jul 2008 14:57:56 -0700
Ulrich Drepper <drepper redhat com> wrote:

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> One of the worst problems wrt energy savings we have today are all the
> wakeups processes request.  This is not just an issue for laptops, it
> relevant everywhere.
> 
> To see the size of the problem run the attached systemtap script.  On
> my laptop I see the following output (47 secs runtime):


just a question.. is there anything this script does that powertop
doesn't yet do?

> I would hope the package maintainers can find some time and look at
> the issues.  Maybe at least document them in a BZ. 

there is a metabug for these things in bugzilla with the "wakeup"
alias...


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