xfce-mcs-manager -> suggest signal poll interval == 1s

Daniel Ostrow dostrow at gentoo.org
Fri May 25 06:10:19 CEST 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-24 at 21:06 -0700, Kok, Auke wrote:
> Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> > Are there any plans for powertop to support other arches?  I'm more or
> > less retiring my x86 desktop in favor of my ppc laptop, so I can't use
> > it :-(.
> once CONFIG_NO_HZ becomes available on those platforms, powertop will 
> automatically work. The Tickless kernel also provides extra timerstats, which is 
> what powertop reads.
> x86_64 is next for tickless to be merged (patches available), I suppose PPC will 
> be soon after given the amount of zealot hobbyists who sleep with their 
> powerbooks :)

It should work to some extent now, it just won't be as accurate as the
timer subsystem isn't available.

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