Re: [dwm] [OT] frequency scaling and power consumption

From: David Tweed <>
Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 09:50:16 +0100

On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 9:57 AM, Matthias-Christian Ott <> wrote:
> It's more efficient to run at full speed and then let the CPU halt (you
> have to have a tickless system though) [1-4]. Decreasing power consumption
The other important thing I've gathered from PowerTOP is that if you
have any background processes which insist on doing work even if
there's nothing to do (eg, too short journal writeback times, software
that polls rather than waits).

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