Re: kapm-idled Funny in 2.4.10-ac12?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Fri Oct 12 2001 - 09:21:57 EST

> extra CPU cycles (in 2.4.10-ac1) I now notice that xosview is showing
> CPU usage when things are quiet as hopping up and down, and top is
> reporting kapm-idled CPU usage as in the mid to high 50 percent range.
> Under 2.4.10-ac1 top used to put kapm-idled in the very high 90
> percent range.
> Does this mean my laptop will get less battery life?

Is your laptop logging messages in the process ? (dmesg)

One thing I changed in -ac was to do sane things when the apm idle request
comes back with "no" from the BIOS

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