reducing power usage of Fedora - how you can help!

Jonathan Underwood jonathan.underwood at
Thu Aug 9 18:31:41 UTC 2007

On 09/08/07, Arjan van de Ven <arjan at> wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-08-09 at 17:19 +0100, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> >  Thanks for your assistance and help.
> >
> > I see my LCD screen being turned off and on every few seconds when
> > running powertop. Is that normal behaviour?
> powertop checks if tv out is on.. seems some drivers turn the lcd off??
> Can you give some specifics about your hardware?

Dell XPSM1210 laptop. I was using it hooked up to an external LCD
monitor. More details on the hardware etc in the bug report:

Let me know if you need any other details.


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