Re: Power consumption HZ100, HZ250, HZ1000: new numbers

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sat Jul 30 2005 - 15:21:34 EST


> > > I think this is a good argument for leaving HZ at 1000 until some of
> > > these userspace bugs are fixed.
> >
> > WTF? HZ=1000 eats energy like crazy. artsd eats energy like crazy. And
> > you advocate breaking kernel because artsd is broken?!
> Maybe I am showing my ignorance as a non-laptop user. Is 6.67mW a
> really big difference?

First numbers were 0.5W on idle system; that shows what kind of
powersaving can be done. Powersaving is no longer possible when artsd
is not running, but that should not be used as argument against it.

if you have sharp zaurus hardware you don't need... you know my address
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