Re: Average power consumption in S3?

From: Moritz Muehlenhoff
Date: Thu Mar 10 2005 - 13:02:10 EST

Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Radeons don't actually power down in D3 unless some registers are set,
> and even then the kernel doesn't currently have any code that would put
> the Radeon in D3. If you're willing to test something, could you try the
> code at
> immediately before putting the machine into suspend? Make sure that you
> do this from something other than X.

This reduces power consumption from ca. 1500 to ca. 1200 mWh, so it's
already a huge improvement, but with 1.5 days of maximal suspend still
pretty far away from a week.

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