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Old 05-30-2008, 02:21 PM   #1
ehsantux
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ACPI in toshiba


Hi how are you?
My notebook model is Toshiba-tecra A4 & i wanna to know that is there a good power saver or power management for toshiba labptops in Linux?
Thanks a lot.
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Old 05-31-2008, 09:54 AM   #2
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To display ACPI status: 'acpi'
To play around: 'acpitool'
For actually doing useful things: acpid and acpi-support

If your CPU has 'SpeedStep' or similar, you may want to activate the 'dynamic frequency scaling' in the kernel - you will also need support programs. I think there is also a user-space tool for doing the same work (of course only 'root' user can use it - but it's still a 'user-space' tool.)
 
  


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