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Re: RFC: Disabling blinking cursor by default



On Fri, 2009-01-30 at 05:31 +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> The blinking cursor causes the processor and GPU to be woken up 
> frequently. On one of my test systems, this causes somewhere in the 
> region of 2 Watts of extra power consumption. I'd like to change the 
> default for this to false. Anyone have any objections?

Fine for me. As long as people have a way to turn it back on, it should
be good for most people. It's a horrendous amount of power to save.

Richard.



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