power management

prad prad at towardsfreedom.com
Mon Dec 15 15:23:20 PST 2008

On Mon, 15 Dec 2008 23:20:51 +0100 (CET)
Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:

> IMHO it depends on hardware
ya that makes sense at least from reading about different cpu state
descriptions here:
Everything You Need to Know About the CPU C-States Power Saving Modes

where they talk about how different cpu's deal with things differently.
so since the os software can only use these features, possibly some
have optimized for some hardware, but possibly not for others.

> Simply - install linux, then FreeBSD on same machine and check it :)
ya that's what's important here at least.
not that i'm concerned, i'm not going back to linux (even though i
liked it while i used it).

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