New power controls

Matthew Dillon has added powerd(8), a daemon that adjusts CPU frequency based on activity; his initial report describes a whopping 40% power savings for server use.

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4 Comments on New power controls


  1. Anonymous says:

    Why not just use estd?

  2. I thought estd only applied to certain platforms. I could be wrong.

  3. Alexey Lebedev says:

    Will it be backported to 2.6?

  4. I haven’t seen any plans to do so, but maybe it just needs someone to ask.