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Re: RFA: acpi-support -- glue layer for translating laptop buttons, plus legacy suspend support

On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 06:13:47PM +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> > powertop encourages to disable polling, so it is a big point.

> I agree with you in general, but I doubt polling every 2 or 16 seconds will make
> any significant difference power consumption wise.

If it requires the drive to be spun up (due to limitations in the firmware),
it most certainly does.

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