Virtually impossible to keep load under 0.5 on idle desktop with F14+kms

Gordon Messmer yinyang at
Tue Nov 9 21:57:10 UTC 2010

On 11/09/2010 01:42 PM, Fabian A. Scherschel wrote:
> This about cuts the battery life of my laptop in half if I'm not
> mistaken.... I understand it's not a blocker, but I can't believe the
> kernel people don't consider this a bigger problem. Oo

That depends on whether there is actually something runnable 50% of the 
time, or if the kernel is merely measuring things incorrectly.  There 
have been cases of the latter before.  If it's a measurement error, you 
aren't going to see battery life suffer.

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