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

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
>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.

This is (by far) the uncommon case. Blacklisting drives where this does happen
seems reasonable.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.devel@srcf.ucam.org

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