Monday, October 20, 2008

extending laptop battery lifetime with Intel's Powertop utility

Powertop is designed to pinpoint resources (device drivers, software,etc..) that wakes up idle cpu and lets you extend battery life time by fixing or stopping the application. It's useful for laptop users and also for datacenters who wants to save power consumption.

Here is a sample output disk I/O which showing by powetop:

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