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Another Major Linux Power Regression Spotted @ Phoronix

Posted on Wednesday, April 27 2011 @ 03:55:48 CEST by


Phoronix reports another power issue in Ubuntu has been discovered, you can read it over here.
"Since Friday there's been a number of Phoronix articles about a very bad power regression in the mainline Linux kernel, which is widespread, Ubuntu 11.04 is one of the affected distributions, and has been deemed a bug of high importance. This yet-to-be-resolved issue is affected Linux 2.6.38 and 2.6.39 kernels and for many desktop and notebook systems is causing a 10~30% increase in power consumption. Nevertheless, this is not the only major outstanding power regression in the mainline tree, there is another dramatic regression now spotted as well that is yet-to-be-fixed."




 



 

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