Re: TIckless Timers On Laptops and Battery Enabled Devices

From: Richard Weinberger
Date: Wed Jul 09 2014 - 04:57:30 EST

On Wed, Jul 9, 2014 at 4:22 AM, Nick Krause <xerofoify@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I am been thinking , this is just a idea but can we enable the kernel
> to be tick less for laptops when they are on battery. I don't have any
> laptop on me to test but if
> someone can test the battery on a tick less kernel versus non tick
> less to see if it increases battery. It would be good if we can test
> when it's in standby , high cpu usage
> and average work to see if it's a good idea to enable a tick less
> kernel for default when a user is on battery for laptops and perhaps
> even get into the embedded boards
> that run on battery and/or cellphones if it's a great help in
> increasing battery. I will also be glad to help these features into
> the mainline kernel if they are of use to saving
> battery.
> Cheers Nick

Seriously, are you trolling us?
This can't be real.

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