Call For Testing: pm-utils-powersave-policy
steve.langasek at ubuntu.com
Fri Mar 19 15:31:02 GMT 2010
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 09:00:54PM -0400, Chase Douglas wrote:
> >> few times to ensure the results are consistent. In the output you
> >> should find a "Power usage (ACPI estimate)" wattage that describes how
> >> much energy is used by the system.
> > I don't see a line like that, but I do see this:
> > no ACPI power usage estimate available
> Make sure to unplug your laptop before running the test. I don't know
> for sure, but I'm guessing it's measuring battery drain, which won't
> work if you have it plugged in.
Correct - AFAIK the only place power usage is generally exposed over ACPI is
in battery monitoring, so you can't get a reading if your battery's not
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