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    SubjectRe: 2.6.13-rc3 Battery times at 100/250/1000 Hz = Zero difference
    On 7/21/05, Voluspa <> wrote:
    > I'd gladly (ehum..) redo this mind-numbingly boring test if someone can
    > point me to a magic software which unleashes some untapped powersaving
    > feature of the CPU.
    > _Kernel 2.6.13-rc3 Boot to Death_:
    > 2h48m at 100 HZ
    > 2h48m at 250 HZ
    > 2h47m at 1000 HZ
    > _"Load"_:
    > #!/bin/sh
    > touch time-hz-start
    > while (true) do
    > touch time-hz-end
    > sleep 1m
    > done
    Ok, so with an idle machine, different HZ makes no noticeable
    difference, but I'd suspect things would be different if the machine
    was actually doing some work.
    Would be more interresting to see how long it lasts with a light load
    and with a heavy load.

    Jesper Juhl <>
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