From: Kjartan Maraas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Michal Jaegermann <email@example.com>
Cc: Dmitry Torokhov <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Lukas Hejtmanek <email@example.com>,
Subject: Re: Synaptics PS/2 driver and 2.6.0-test11
Date: Sat, 06 Dec 2003 13:37:28 +0100 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw)
On søn, 2003-11-30 at 20:25 -0700, Michal Jaegermann wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 30, 2003 at 06:26:52PM -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > On Sunday 30 November 2003 05:39 pm, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> > > On Sun, Nov 30, 2003 at 05:28:10PM -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > >
> > > I'm using ACPI both in 2.4.22 and 2.6.0. I'm using battery_applet
> > > (gnome applet) for testing battery state.
> > >
> > > I will try it. Is acpi=off at boot time enough for that?
> > How often does battery_applet poll the battery?
> This particular applet was written by some genius to read a state
> from ACPI _every second_. To add insult to injury it rereads a
> constant information from ...battery/info on every round instead of
> storing it. As you can guess it can sink a substantial amount of
> cycles and other resources especially that ACPI in BIOS is also
> often on a very heavy side.
This has been improved in CVS and will be in the next release out
shortly. The fixes have helped resolve a load of issues wrt CPU usage
and jerkyness when using this applet and ACPI.
> > Start with polling the
> > battery less often, let's say every 3 minutes
> Likely even every 3 seconds will make a difference but maybe not
There's a test tarball at http://www.gnome.org/~kmaraas/gnome-applets-
2.4.2-test.tar.gz if you want to try out the current stuff.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2003-12-06 12:40 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2003-11-30 21:46 Synaptics PS/2 driver and 2.6.0-test11 Lukas Hejtmanek
2003-11-30 22:28 ` Dmitry Torokhov
2003-11-30 22:39 ` Lukas Hejtmanek
2003-11-30 23:26 ` Dmitry Torokhov
2003-11-30 23:40 ` Lukas Hejtmanek
2003-12-01 3:25 ` Michal Jaegermann
2003-12-06 12:37 ` Kjartan Maraas [this message]
2003-12-07 19:44 ` Lukas Hejtmanek
2003-12-07 22:10 ` Santiago Garcia Mantinan
2003-12-08 0:54 ` Dmitry Torokhov
2003-12-08 9:54 ` Peter Berg Larsen
2003-12-08 18:16 ` Dmitry Torokhov
2003-12-14 23:10 ` Lukas Hejtmanek
2003-12-08 11:22 ` Santiago Garcia Mantinan
[not found] ` <20031130230144.GA2124@rivenstone.net>
2003-11-30 23:11 ` Lukas Hejtmanek
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