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Re: Where to go to learn about reducing electricity use?

On Mon, Jan 01, 2007 at 07:38:00PM -0500, Douglas Tutty wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 01, 2007 at 05:06:02PM -0600, Reid Priedhorsky wrote:
> > 
> > I would like to make my Etch box use less power, but I'm having a hard
> > time consolidating all the information I'm finding. Is there a package I
> > can install or a web page I can read that is a gentle guide to reducing my
> > power usage?
> > 
> Hello Reid,
> A good place to start may be something like the laptop-howto.
> What power are you trying to reduce?  Beware spinning down drives to
> reduce power; spinning up reduces drive life.

Is running noflushd a bad idea then?

" ... the official version cannot be abandoned because the implication of
rejecting it is far too disturbing: that we are subject to a government
conspiracy of `X-Files' proportions and insidiousness."
Letter to the LA Times Magazine, September 18, 2005.

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