[ubuntu-uk] Power management on the desktop
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Mon Jul 2 21:08:25 BST 2007
Chris Rowson wrote:
>>> I think powertop needs some newer software than ships with Feisty. I
>>> tried installing but got a failed dependency for libc6 2.5-5.
>>> Any ideas ?
>> Never tried it. I have an old AMD processor.
> Meh, never mind.
> Looks like powertop comes with gutsy
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/gutsy/utils/powertop - I might have a bash
> building from source to see if it works, but if not I'll just wait for
Does the P4 support a decent low power state?
I was always under the impression that the AMD chips did a better job
Guess you're looking to re-use existing parts? Otherwise I'd suggest
looking at the VIA EPIA motherboards which AFAIK don't use much power at
all and still give reasonable-ish performance.
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