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SubjectRe: Power consumption HZ100, HZ250, HZ1000: new numbers
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On Sat, 2005-07-30 at 12:18 -0600, Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
> On Sat, 30 Jul 2005, Lee Revell wrote:
>
> > So it looks like artsd wastes way more power DMAing a bunch of silent
> > pages to the sound card than HZ=1000.
> >
> > There's nothing the ALSA layer can do about this, it's a KDE bug.
> >
> > I think this is a good argument for leaving HZ at 1000 until some of
> > these userspace bugs are fixed.
>
> It's already 'fixed' just set artsd to release the sound device after some
> idle time. It's in the "Auto-Suspend" seection of the KDE sound system
> control module.
>

It's useless if not enabled by default.

Lee

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