Linked by Rahul on Mon 16th Feb 2009 07:02 UTC
X11, Window Managers Red Hat's Matthew Garrett has actively been working on improving power management with graphics processors via the various open-source X.Org drivers. There is quite a lot of work involved, but at the FOSDEM x.org meeting he shared an update on his progress. In particular, Matthew is trying to conserve power with the GPU, memory, outputs, and displays. Read on to understand Red Hat's work on power management.
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It is a worthy goal
by JPisini on Mon 16th Feb 2009 17:58 UTC
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While I would certainly like to see better drivers as well this is nice for those whose chips support it as battery life under Linux is not near what it is on Windows. It is getting better but we are not there yet.

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