[arch-general] no ACPI estimate in powertop with latest kernels

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Tue Oct 11 00:20:02 EDT 2011

On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 11:28 PM, Neal Haslam <nrhaslam at gmail.com> wrote:
> Powertop reports "no ACPI power usage estimate available" with x86_64
> kernels 3.0.6-1 and 3.0.6-2.
> Downgrading to kernel 3.0.4-1 restored power estimates.  Older kernels had
> always worked in the past.
> Processor is Intel i3, quad core, in a ThinkPad Edge 14 running Gnome 3.2
> fully upgraded daily.

Have you tried with powertop2 instead? powetop is not maintained any
longer, so we should probably get around to updating to powertop2 at
some point... (I have been meaning to).


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