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SubjectRe: Battery life difference

On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 6:23 PM, Arjan van de Ven <> wrote:
> Which wireless is this? Same for graphics

intel iwl4965 and intel mobile bm965/GL960 (graphics)

> these don't give you all that much nowadays

hmm... interesting :-)
where should i look for more info ? Any pointers would be nice

> There's a few things you can do to help stuff along; make sure you're
> using AHCI.

not loaded. Thanks

> Also take a look at
> because
> these patches save like 0.75W in our lab.

cool, is it merged upstream ?
I'll build current git kernel and reply again with new linux results.
It could be that ubuntu 2.6.24 is broken somehow...

> To be honest, I'm surprised at your results; in our testing (with a
> different distro though) we don't see such a difference and Linux is
> doing rather well.

can you get powertop results in a 2.6.24 distro kernel and current git
kernel ?

Best Regards,

Felipe Balbi

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