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    SubjectRe: dynamic-hz
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    On Mon, 2004-12-13 at 12:02, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > Con Kolivas <kernel@kolivas.org> wrote:
    > > The performance benefit, if any, is often lost in noise during
    > > benchmarks and when there, is less than 1%. So I was wondering if you
    > > had some specific advantage in mind for this patch? Is there some
    > > arch-specific advantage? I can certainly envision disadvantages to lower Hz.
    >
    > There are apparently some laptops which exhibit appreciable latency between
    > the start of ACPI sleep and actually consuming less power. The 1ms wakeup
    > frequency will shorten battery life on these machines significantly. (I
    > forget the exact numbers - Len will know).

    Is there any recommended lower bound setting?
    Would there be a point in recommending lower settings for desktops
    running only text consoles opposed to X desktops?

    -HK

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