Re: Power saving in debian
On Wed, 3 Dec 2008 00:34:34 +0100
"Adem" <email@example.com> wrote:
> how can I use powersaving in Debian?
> I have Debian Lenny without a GUI desktop installed.
> Mostly it is accessed via ssh and svn.
> How can I configure it so that during inactivity
> the HD, CPU, fan etc lower their energy consumption?
> Since I switch off the monitor manually, is there a way to also
> power down the graphics card because it is a real power hog I think?
The hard drive can definitely be spin down automatically using power
management scripts. I think you can configure it using acpi if I'm not
As for the graphics card...if you don't use a monitor why not remove it
completely? As for powering it down, that won't be possible because of
the way computers are designed. The only "computer" that does this is