[arch-general] no ACPI estimate in powertop with latest kernels
nrhaslam at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 07:06:37 EDT 2011
Thankyou for pointing out powertop2. It allows for more control than the
original powertop. The URL in the PKGBUILD is not correct because of
kernel.org's changes. Googling for a new location was easy enough.
Thankyou for the information.
On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 12:20 AM, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
> 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
> > 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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