On 8 Feb 2008, at 10:14, Steve McConville wrote:
>> I must say that in power management, linux is still behind OSX, but
>> Do you mean on a Mac, on your new laptop, or in general? It would be
> pretty humiliating if the designers of OSX *couldn't* get power
> management right; They work for the same company as the hardware
> designers of the only platform it targets.
>> Solaris has good power management on Sparcs, but It's not fair to
> consider their power management score lowered because it's also
> possible to run the OS on a random x86 full of funny chips. Please
> compare apples with apples (sorry).
Yes, apologies for that. On a mac I meant.
FC8 PPC was the test bed. It runs too hot and the battery does not
last anywhere near as long as a result.
What are peoples experiences with x86 on a laptop?
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