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

Fabian A. Scherschel fab at
Tue Nov 9 21:57:13 UTC 2010

powertop tells me it's causing about 2x of normal CPU wakeups. And my
battery life has definitely been pounded on since I installed F14...


On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 10:53 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at>wrote:

> On Tue, 2010-11-09 at 22:42 +0100, 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
> I'm not sure if it actually does. I think it depends if there's
> *actually* a higher load, or if it's just some kind of misreading in the
> load indicator. I guess Kyle would be able to tell us one way or the
> other.
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