Laptop power saving

Write suggestions and new ideas in here
More ideas here http://community.linuxmint.com/idea/welcome
Forum rules
No support questions here please.
No ideas for application developers here please. For example instead use GitHub for Cinnamon and Nemo.

Laptop power saving

Postby Standov on Mon May 28, 2007 7:20 am

I had read the other night something about a project for Linux called Powertop from Intel. This project is suppose to find out programs that waste battery power and also reduce the number of CPU wakeup commands per second. It also stops processes from holding up processor bus time needlessly.
Has anyone heard of this project and maybe at a thought if it could eventually be incorporated into Mint, as I have checked the package manager, and, in my list it's not there.
Just about everyone who owns a laptop wants to extend the life of the battery.

Could someone pass this idea on to the developers for a future release.

Thanks for a great distro.
User avatar
Standov
Level 1
Level 1
 
Posts: 15
Joined: Thu May 03, 2007 9:28 pm

Linux Mint is funded by ads and donations.
 

Postby Wh1sper on Mon May 28, 2007 11:40 am

This makes sense if the Kernel is at 2.6.21.x
because some of the best features can only enabled for this kernel.
I vote for it :)
Mein Blog fuer Nerten und Linux Strategen http://zockertown.de/s9y/
Wh1sper
Level 2
Level 2
 
Posts: 70
Joined: Sun May 20, 2007 7:38 am
Location: Germany

Postby Husse on Tue May 29, 2007 6:11 am

Moved to the proper subforum
Image
Don't fix it if it ain't broken, don't break it if you can't fix it
Husse
Level 21
Level 21
 
Posts: 19710
Joined: Sun Feb 11, 2007 7:22 am
Location: Near Borås Sweden


Return to Suggestions & New Ideas

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google Feedfetcher and 1 guest