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SubjectRe: kapm-idled : is this a bug?

very helpful.

Technical merits and voter intent aside, this behavior is misleading and
inconsistent with previous kernels. Tools like top or a CPU dock applet show
a constantly loaded CPU. Hacking them to deduct the load from 'kapm-idled'
seems like the wrong answer.


On Mon, 11 Dec 2000, Rik van Riel wrote:

> On Mon, 11 Dec 2000 wrote:
> [snip whine]
> > I've consistently re-produced this on my Dell Latitude CS laptop. I'm
> > wondering if this will reduce battery life since the CPU is constantly
> > being loaded instead of properly idled.
> What do you suppose the 'idled' in 'kapm-idled' stands for?
> Rik

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