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On 5/5/05, Cliff Rowley <cliffrowley@...> wrote:
> Ok, I've done everything but I'm still not seeing the same efficiency
> I had before. Full battery gets me just under 3 hours .. somewhere
> I've lost an hour or so :(
> Is this something I should "just get used to"? Is it a fact that
> Linux isn't quite up to speed on laptops and power management yet? Or
> should I dig deeper?
> The problem is, I'm not at all afraid of spending the time to get it
> right .. but I don't want to waste the time if it's not even possible
> to achieve the same efficiency (yet).
> Cheers :)
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
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 ;)
> On 5/4/05, Cliff Rowley <cliffrowley@...> wrote:
> > Ahh silly me, sorry .. I have been through the guide, but somehow
> > *totally* missed the part about wireless interfaces. Sorry for the
> > noise..
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