[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] New package powertop 1.11

Travis Kemen thepeople at openwrt.org
Fri Feb 12 16:39:54 CET 2010


Committed r19607.

Thanks
Travis

2010/2/12 Raphaël HUCK <rhk at cksum.org>

> > Hi all,
> >
> > this patch adds powertop:
> >
> >
> > http://www.lesswatts.org/projects/powertop/
> >
> > Computer programs can make your computer use more power. PowerTOP is a
> > Linux tool that helps you find those programs that are misbehaving
> > while your computer is idle. The application that misbehaved the most
> > was the Linux kernel. However, as of version 2.6.21, the Linux kernel
> > went tickless, and no longer has a fixed 1000Hz timer tick. The result
> > (in theory) is huge power savings because the CPU stays in low power
> > mode for longer periods during system idle.
> >
> >
> > -Raphael
> >
> > PS: this closes https://dev.openwrt.org/ticket/6570
>
>
> Please use the attached patch instead.
>
> Thanks.
>
> -Raphael
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