Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Tue 24th May 2011 14:31 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Fedora Core "After months of development, Fedora 15, codenamed "Lovelock" has finally been released today." Highlights of this release include restart-free firewall configuration, a switch to Gnome 3, LibreOffice, PowerTOP 2.x and systemd, "Consistent Network Device Naming", and... Rupee symbol support for Indian users.
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POWER
by vermaden on Tue 24th May 2011 20:24 UTC
vermaden
Member since:
2006-11-18

> Improved Power Management

Yeay right ... especially with 'Power Regression' in the recent Linux kernels:
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=linux_kernel_reg...

Edited 2011-05-24 20:24 UTC

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RE: POWER
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Tue 24th May 2011 20:50 in reply to "POWER"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

The phroronix articles were reviewing changes in power consumption in Ubuntu. It does not necessarily follow that the same can be said of Fedora, even if the root cause was in the kernel. Fedora doesn't ship a vanilla kernel, but includes several patches to it. If they were aware of the issue and had the time and motivation, they very well could have fixed it prior to the release of fedora 15.

I'm not saying it isn't a problem, but I don't think based on those articles you can say that it defiantly is a problem.

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RE: POWER
by somebody on Tue 24th May 2011 20:53 in reply to "POWER"
somebody Member since:
2005-07-07

it pays off to read whole context

"PowerTOP is a tool for finding the software component that makes the system consume more power than necessary when the system in idle.

Fedora 15 includes PowerTOP 2.x which is a complete rewrite of PowerTOP 1.x. PowerTOP 2.x has been developed to give more accurate data and better power estimation."

they haven't improved power management, they improved power management tools

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