FreeBSD 8.0 Performance (at Phoronix)

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Tue Dec 1 13:40:12 UTC 2009

Aragon Gouveia wrote:
> Lars Engels wrote:
>> Quoting Alexander Motin <mav at>:
>>> In power-consumption tests I believe FreeBSD could behave much better if
>>> properly tuned. Unluckily our default installation doesn't use any
>>> power-saving technologies. Six month ago I have shown on list how laptop
>>> power consumption can be cut in half.
>> Could you please add your power consumption optimizations into the wiki?
> In case anyone is looking for it:

There is some good advice in that message :)

I have added a preliminary, partially wikified version of it here:

Others may change or move the page if needed.

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