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Re: high power consumtion for z12 on


Hi Bertt,

wow ... so there is hope :-)

which kernel and desktop are you running ?

in what state do you get that kind of use ? backlight set to
minimum, no X running ? all PM suggestions made by powertop enabled


Today Brett Howard wrote:

> I'm running a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 on my VPCZ12CGX/x I've
> made some of the changes to my /etc/default/grub file...
> my line reads as follows:
> GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash pcie_aspm=force i915.i915_enable_rc6=1"
> but it only makes a very small difference.
> I've hacked my bios to force my laptop into static graphics switching
> and I'm running in stamina mode.  Running "lspci | grep VGA" only
> returns the one card on my machine:
> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor
> Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02)
> The return I get from the command that you request is as follows:
> brett@lappy:~$ grep rate /proc/acpi/battery/BAT1/state
> present rate:            11491 mW
> Hope that you end up finding a solution!
> ~Brett

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