[ltp] Lower power consumption with upcoming 2.6.33

Andrew Mason linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 25 Jan 2010 12:26:51 +1030

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 6:26 AM, Tino Keitel <tino.keitel@tikei.de> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I just tested 2.6.33-rc5 (actually, 2.6.33-rc5 with TuxOnIce changes)
> on my X61s, and power consumption with an idle desktop (and turned off
> pretty much everything, LCD dimmed) dropped from 8,6W to 7,3W. =A0This
> would make nearly 10 hours of battery runtime. =A0:-)
> Regards,
> Tino
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Wow thats good to know. Will try it out tonight, I wonder if it will
also stop my fan from spinning up for no reason.