Subject: Re: Current kernels and power consumption
To: Juan RP <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/27/2007 02:42:12
On Wed, 26 Sep 2007, Juan RP wrote:
> Also all the persons that had these problems didn't use MONITOR/MWAIT
> but rather x86_stihlt.
> I see that x86_stihlt and cpu_idle_loop are taking a considerable amount
> of time, my laptop was mostly idle all the time... but might this be
> related to this problem? any idea?

I had a feeling that my notebook[1] feels somewhat warmer after upgrading 
from ~3.1 to 4.xBETA. I don't use ACPI but APM.

[1] Toshiba Portege 3440ct

  - Hubert