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Saving Power on Intel Hardware Using Powertop

Posted 01-08-2008 at 04:06 AM by sridhar11

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

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