Watch out for kernel >= 3.0 power saving regressions…

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I was reading Phoronix comprehensive tests about recent power saving regressions - specifically important for laptops -, and would like to point out this to everyone, since, according to the article, it is not receiving much attention from kernel maintainers. As you know, I recently installed a Sony Vaio and an HP G62. Just to give an idea of what I’m talking about, have a look at their chart:

Phoronix Tests on power saving regressions

Also worth mentioning are the Intel graphics tuning options. I’m currently running these on both computers (as both have an i915 card), and yet didn’t find any problem…?


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