docker: Event polling disrupts power saving

docker llucax at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 03:44:48 BST 2008


Package: docker
Version: 1.4-4
Severity: important
Tags: patch


docker is doing event polling using a 0.5 seconds interval. This
disrupts power saving, making the processor wake up (see powertop).

Attached is a patch to avoid polling, making docker much more
power-saving-friendly.

Feel free to send the patch to upstream, it's Public Domain to avoid any
problems with licensing =)


-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers hardy-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'hardy-updates'), (500, 'hardy-security'), (500, 'hardy')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.24-19-generic (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=es_AR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=es_AR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages docker depends on:
ii  libc6                   2.7-10ubuntu4    GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libglib2.0-0            2.16.4-0ubuntu3  The GLib library of C routines
ii  libx11-6                2:1.1.3-1ubuntu2 X11 client-side library

docker recommends no packages.

-- no debconf information




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