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Author Topic: 070515 - PowerTOP  (Read 2981 times)

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070515 - PowerTOP
« on: May 15, 2007, 11:46:12 am »

Intel's PowerTOP power monitor app is in the testing repository:

Source: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.8/source/testing/base-apps/powertop/
Package: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.8/testing/base-apps/powertop-1.2-i586-1vl58.tlz

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powertop: PowerTOP
powertop:
powertop: PowerTOP is a Linux tool that finds the software component(s)
powertop: that make your laptop use more power than necessary while it
powertop: is idle. As of Linux kernel version 2.6.21, the kernel no
powertop: longer has a fixed 1000Hz timer tick. This will (in theory)
powertop: give a huge power savings because the CPU stays in low power
powertop: mode for longer periods of time during system idle.
powertop:
powertop: Website: http://www.linuxpowertop.org/
powertop: License: GNU General Public License, version 2

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