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Old 07-13-2005, 09:23 PM   #1
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acsp sleep mode in mandrake 10.1


I keep on hearing about linux being up for years on end. I am wondering if there is a way to put linux to sleep (like in windows) where it uses the power management capability of the motherboard/cpu to lower voltage (energy star?)

I am wondering more from a heat and power usage. I have not seen any option on my system, and was wondering if there is an addtional plugin to do this?
 
Old 07-13-2005, 09:29 PM   #2
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Some research on the following would help answer some of your ?'s

ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface)

DPMS (Display Power Management Signaling)

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