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From: Cliff Rowley <cliffrowley@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Power saving
Date: Thu, 05 May 2005 18:47:12
Message-Id: 90fac657050505114728b989ee@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Power saving by Bret Towe
On 5/5/05, Bret Towe <magnade@×××××.com> wrote:
> perhaps you should try the patch item here: http://www.muru.com/linux/dyntick/ > its possable that the HZ in the kernel is to high for your comp and it never > gets to sleep as much as it use too
Oh nice, I'll have a look at that :)
> another thing to keep in mind is perhaps your video card isnt entering > a low power state > not that you can do much about that unless you want to go add some > code to xorg ;)
Oh now there's something I hadn't thought of. I'm using the built in Xorg ATI drivers, and not the official ATI drivers .. maybe that's the problem. I'll try the ATI drivers anyway and see, just in case :) Thanks .. <3 you guys ;-) -- gentoo-laptop@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-laptop] Power saving Cliff Rowley <cliffrowley@×××××.com>