kernels and standby power usage

Orion Poplawski orion at
Tue Mar 14 23:52:18 UTC 2006

Peter Jones wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 10:14 -0700, Orion Poplawski wrote:
>> Is there anything in the kernel (or other) that would affect laptop 
>> battery draw while in standby mode?
> Yes.

Thanks.  Had a report that kernel.x86_64 2.6.15-1.2009.4.2_FC5 drew down 
the battery quickly while in suspend, esp. compared to 2.6.15-1.1955_FC5 
which has been our "safe" kernel on the HP zv6000 laptop for while now.
2.6.15-1.2038_FC5 segfaults.  Will try with 2.6.15-1.2041_FC5 shortly.

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