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.
Why not just use estd?
I thought estd only applied to certain platforms. I could be wrong.
Will it be backported to 2.6?
I haven’t seen any plans to do so, but maybe it just needs someone to ask.
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