burning an iso with gnome defaults -> confusing

Christopher Brown snecklifter at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 20:51:32 UTC 2010

On 15 January 2010 11:03, Rudolf Kastl <che666 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/1/14 Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org>:
>> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 01:46:52PM +0100, Rudolf Kastl wrote:
>>> thats exactly what i am "complaining" about. it states that burning
>>> failed. id expect it to tell me that polling failed. thats not really
>>> "randomly" but  a common way to tune systems for maximized battery
>>> lifetime. powertop e.g. recommends it, i guess that makes it less
>>> random. i do understand though that not every single possible setting
>>> can be tested before release, thats basically why i wrote that email.
>> The power savings are minimal. While it's certainly a bug in Brasero
>> that should be fixed, I wouldn't bother disabling polling.
> the sum of various minimal savings makes a difference.

...when traded off against the numerous CDs that get thrown away when
the user thought they were bad?

I say we keep polling and find other ways of saving the planet.

Christopher Brown

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