Laptop Battery Usage

Satish Balay balay at
Tue Nov 30 17:41:48 UTC 2004

On Tue, 30 Nov 2004, Terry R. Grier wrote:

> I might be crazy... but as an ex-windows(xp) user with this laptop
> Last night .. I used the laptop with battery and it appeared that I got almost
> an extra hour of it.
> Does Fedora have anything to do with it ?  is that possible.. or ... I am just
> crazy or got lucky?

One way this can happen is - speedstep is turned off in XP - but not
in Fedora ( i.e - you have set it to 'Max power' mode in XP).


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