Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-bugs (3543 mails)

< Previous Next >
[Bug 717454] Power consumption of 3.0.4 kernel is 10-20W higher than 2.6.37 on new i7 based SandyBridge processors

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=717454

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=717454#c12


--- Comment #12 from Andrew Wafaa <awafaa@xxxxxxxxxxxx> 2011-09-25 08:09:59 UTC
---
Adding the following kernel parameter to the 3.0.4 kernel brings usage down
from 22W to 11W:

i915.i915_enable_rc6=1

This also seems to fix fan over utilisation/heat which may have been the cause
of the additional power drain.

For reference see https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=727579

--
Configure bugmail: https://bugzilla.novell.com/userprefs.cgi?tab=email
------- You are receiving this mail because: -------
You are on the CC list for the bug.

< Previous Next >
References