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PowerTOP is a Linux tool that helps you reduce the power consumption while your computer is idle.

PowerTOP has these four basic goals:

Note: powertop is only supported by v2.6.21 and later kernels

Code: Installing powertop
emerge -va powertop

Update your kernel with the following:

Linux Kernel Configuration: Timer stats
No detailed statistics available; please enable the CONFIG_TIMER_STATS kernel option
This option is located in the Kernel Debugging section of menuconfig
(which is CONFIG_DEBUG_KERNEL=y in the config file)


See also

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