[ltp] Lower power consumption with upcoming 2.6.33

Frédéric Boiteux linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 25 Jan 2010 09:17:26 +0100

Le Sun, 24 Jan 2010 20:56:50 +0100,
Tino Keitel <tino.keitel@tikei.de> a écrit :

> 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.  This
> would make nearly 10 hours of battery runtime.  :-)


  Thanks for your report. Do you have any clue about where power is
saved ? do you think a specific peripheral is better handled ? or the
kernel just do its tasks in a more efficient way ?