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{{admon/warning|Under construction|The site is still under construction. Anything can change before the testday.}}
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== What to test ==
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We'd like to check power management tuning available for Fedora-12.
  
== Purpose of this test ==
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If you come to this page after the test day is completed, your testing is still valuable. You can check whether you save some energy after applying tuning.
 
 
{{admon/warning|TODO|Some text here. ;)}}
 
  
 
== Who's available ==
 
== Who's available ==
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The following cast of characters will be available testing, workarounds, bug fixes, general discussion ...
 
The following cast of characters will be available testing, workarounds, bug fixes, general discussion ...
 
* Development - [[User:Pknirsch|Phil Knirsch]], [[User:mmaslano|Marcela Maslanova]] (marcela on irc), [[User:Plautrba|Petr Lautrbach]], [[User:Jskala|Jiri Skala]] (skalnik on irc)
 
* Development - [[User:Pknirsch|Phil Knirsch]], [[User:mmaslano|Marcela Maslanova]] (marcela on irc), [[User:Plautrba|Petr Lautrbach]], [[User:Jskala|Jiri Skala]] (skalnik on irc)
* Quality Assurance - [[User:dpravec|David Pravec]] (dpravec), [[User:jscotka|Jan Scotka]]
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* Quality Assurance - [[User:jscotka|Jan Scotka]]
  
 
== Prerequisite ==  
 
== Prerequisite ==  
  
{{admon/warning|TODO|Upload new RPM, update its name, what about signing it?}}
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{{admon/caution|Disk space|Please make sure you have enough space on your disk. You will need <code>kernel-debuginfo</code> package whis is about 250MB large!}}
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{{admon/note|Live systems|We prefer testing on installed system. It is almost impossible to test on LiveCD because of required disk space. If you decide to test on LiveUSB, please, add a note into results table about this (into HW column).}}
  
* [[Releases/Rawhide|Rawhide]] - development version of Fedora
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# An installed [[Releases/Rawhide|Rawhide]] (development version of Fedora) with graphical environment.  Alternatively, you may install [http://fedoraproject.org/get-prerelease Fedora 12 Beta] and update your system.
* Internet connection
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# [[SELinux]] isn't needed, users don't have to enable it.
* The special-purpose [http://mmaslano.fedorapeople.org/TestDay/testday-pm-0.1-2.fc12.noarch.rpm Testday RPM package] which includes necessary dependencies and provides all testing scripts.
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# Internet connection
** Download and install with: <code>yum --nogpgcheck localinstall testday-pm-0.1-2.fc12.noarch.rpm</code>
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# The special-purpose Test Day RPM package which includes necessary dependencies and provides all testing scripts.
* Kernel debugging info:
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## Download the package for your architecture: ([http://jvcelak.fedorapeople.org/testday-091022/testday-pm-0.6-1.fc12.i686.rpm i686], [http://jvcelak.fedorapeople.org/testday-091022/testday-pm-0.6-1.fc12.x86_64.rpm x86_64], [http://jvcelak.fedorapeople.org/testday-091022/testday-pm-0.6-1.fc12.ppc.rpm ppc], [http://jvcelak.fedorapeople.org/testday-091022/testday-pm-0.6-1.fc12.ppc64.rpm ppc64])
** Use <code>debuginfo-install kernel</code> or install it manually. (In case of manual installation you have to enable debug repository in <code>/etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-rawhide.repo</code>.)
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## Download the [http://jvcelak.fedorapeople.org/testday-091022/testday-20091022.asc package public key] and import into RPM: <code>su -c "rpm --import testday-20091022.asc"</code>
** Versions of <code>kernel</code> and <code>kernel-debuginfo</code> must be the same. Please check it with:
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## Lastly, install the package using: <code>yum --enablerepo=rawhide-debuginfo localinstall testday-pm-0.6-1.fc12.YOURARCH.rpm</code>
*** <code>uname -a</code>
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# Kernel debugging info:
*** <code>rpm -q kernel-debuginfo</code>
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#* Install the required package: <code>debuginfo-install kernel</code>
* Upload your hardware to [http://www.smolts.org Smolt] according to [http://smolts.org/smolt-wiki/Main_Page#Usage these instructions].
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#* Alternatively, you can install the debuginfo kernel using {{command|yum}}: <code>yum --enablerepo=rawhide-debuginfo install kernel-debuginfo</code>
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#* ''NOTE'' - be sure that the ''kernel-debuginfo'' version matches your kernel version.  You can confirm by running the command <code>rpm -q kernel-debuginfo-$(uname -r)</code>
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# Upload your hardware to [http://www.smolts.org Smolt] according to [http://smolts.org/smolt-wiki/Main_Page#Usage these instructions].
  
 
== Running the tests ==
 
== Running the tests ==
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=== Update your machine ===
 
=== Update your machine ===
  
See the instructions on the [[Releases/Rawhide|Rawhide]] page on the various ways in which you can install or update to Rawhide.
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It will be needed rawhide machine. Howto install or update [[Releases/Rawhide|Rawhide]].
  
 
=== Tests ===
 
=== Tests ===
  
The test cases are split into test groups. Some of the tests are a bit time-consuming. Please perform as many tests as possible. If you aren't able to run them all, please remember that the tests in each table are sort by importance in descending order.
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The test cases are split into test groups. Some of the tests are a bit time-consuming. Please perform as many tests as possible. If you aren't able to run them all, please remember that the tests in each table are sorted by importance in descending order.
  
 
You don't have to download any special scripts for each test. Our Testday package provides following commands:
 
You don't have to download any special scripts for each test. Our Testday package provides following commands:
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* <code>testday-pack-results</code> (packing results of all tests in .tag.gz file)
 
* <code>testday-pack-results</code> (packing results of all tests in .tag.gz file)
  
{{admon/important|Privileges|Please perform all tests as a regular user. Some tests require superuser permission. In these cases you will be informed by testing script. }}
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There is a note about permission in the description of each test. Please follow this information.
  
 
==== X Window System ====
 
==== X Window System ====
  
{{admon/warning|TODO|Create separate page for each test.}}
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These tests should be performed on all systems in X11 environment.
 
 
Estimated time: ''12 minutes''
 
 
 
These tests should be performed on all systems with X11 (desktop, laptops).  
 
  
 
{| style="width:100%"
 
{| style="width:100%"
!style="width:30%"|TestCase
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!style="width:15%"|Testcase
!style="width:50%"| Description
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!style="width:75%"|Description
!style="width:20%"| Extra Requirements
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!style="width:10%"|ETA
 
|-   
 
|-   
| [[QA:Testcase_Power_Management_personal]]  
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| [[QA:Testcase_Power_Management_personal|personal]]  
| Typical use of computer (Do whatever you are doing usually)
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| Typical use of computer (do whatever you are doing usually). CPU states and frequencies.
| ''?''
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| 10 minutes
 
|-
 
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| [[QA:Testcase_Power_Management_scomes]]   
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| [[QA:Testcase_Power_Management_scomes|scomes]]   
| Measuring and collecting data with <code>scomes</code> tool
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| Ticks, syscall count, read/written bytes when performing some specific tasks.
| tuned-utils, kernel-debuginfo
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| 1 minute
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==== Single mode ====
 
==== Single mode ====
  
Estimated time: ''10 minutes''
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These tests should be performed in single mode.
  
These tests should be performed on all systems (desktop, laptop, servers). As you will have to reboot into single mode, install all required packages before. We recommend running the tests in sequence to refrain more reboots.
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{{admon/tip|Refraining reboots|We recommend reading the description of both tests and performing these in sequence - to refrain more reboots.}}
  
 
{| style="width:100%"
 
{| style="width:100%"
!style="width:30%"|TestCase
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!style="width:15%"|Testcase
!style="width:50%"| Description
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!style="width:75%"|Description
!style="width:20%"| Extra Requirements
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!style="width:10%"|ETA
 
|-   
 
|-   
| [[QA:Testcase_Power_Management_Tuned]]   
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| [[QA:Testcase_Power_Management_tuned|tuned]]   
| Measuring differencies with and without tuned
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| CPU states and frequencies when ''tuning'' daemon enabled
| ''?''
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| 7 minutes
 
|-
 
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| [[QA:Testcase_Power_Management_init_1]]  
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| [[QA:Testcase_Power_Management_basic|basic]]  
| Some measures in lowest runlevel. FTP working, copying of files, bzipping archive
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| Stress situations (BZIP2 compression, disk copying, vsftpd test)
| ''?''
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| 2 minutes
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==== Laptops ====
 
==== Laptops ====
  
Estimated time: ''20-35 minutes''
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Following tests are intended only for laptops. If you don't have a laptop, don't perform these tests because they are based on capacity of a battery.
  
Following tests are intended only for laptops. If you don't have a laptop, don't perform these tests because there is no easy way how to measure your system consumption. You need to charge your battery before.
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{{admon/important|Battery|Please charge your battery before performing any test.}}
  
 
{| style="width:100%"
 
{| style="width:100%"
!style="width:30%"|TestCase
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!style="width:15%"|Testcase
!style="width:50%"| Description
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!style="width:75%"|Description
!style="width:20%"| Extra Requirements
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!style="width:10%"|ETA
 
|-
 
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| [[QA:Testcase_Power_Management_bltk]]   
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| [[QA:Testcase_Power_Management_bltk|bltk]]   
| 3 workloads (Idle, OpenOffice, reader) measure power consumption of simulated reproducable load
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| Power consumption during three simulated workloads (idle, OpenOffice, reader).
| OpenOffice is required during bltk installation, Firefox
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| 15 minutes
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| [[QA:Testcase_Power_Management_tuned-adm]]  
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| [[QA:Testcase_Power_Management_tunedprofiles|tunedprofiles]]
| Measuring <code>tuned</code> profiles with <code>bltk</code>
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| Tuned profiles effect on power consumption.
| tuned-adm, bltk
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| 5-20 minutes
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|-
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| [[QA:Testcase_Power_Management_alpm|alpm]]
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| A simple test to determine effect of SATA link power management settings on power consumption.
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| 10 minutes
 
|}
 
|}
  
=== Test Results ===
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=== Results ===
  
{{admon/warning|TODO|Hmm. We have to change this.}}
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* Send your Smolt profile if you haven't done it already (see [[Test_Day:2009-10-22#Prerequisite|Prerequsite]]).
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* Create compressed file with results by running: <code>testday-pack-results</code>
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* [[Special:Upload|Upload]] created file to this wiki.
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* Add your results into the table below.
  
Construct a table or list to allow testers to post results. Each column should be a test case or configuration, and each row should consist of test results. For example:
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{{admon/note|File uploading|The <code>testday-pack-results</code> will create file <code>/tmp/testday-091022-your-public-smolt-profile-uuid.tar.gz</code>. This name should be unique. But pay attention when uploading it - do not overwrite somebody else's file!<br/>}}
  
{|
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{|style="width:100%"
 
! User
 
! User
 
! Smolt Profile
 
! Smolt Profile
! [[QA:PM_Personal|PM Personal test]]
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! Results file
! [[QA:PM_scomes|PM scomes test]]
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! ALPM result
! [[QA:PM_tuned|PM tuned test]]
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! Comments & problems
! [[QA:PM_init1|PM init1 test]]
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! [[QA:PM_bltk|PM BLTK test]]
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| [[User:ExampleUser]]
! [[QA:PM_tuned-adm|PM tuned-adm test]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_84465125-1350-4f83-87b9-5f16f7430eb8 HW profile]
! References
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/2/2f/Testday-091022-pub_12345678-9abc-def0-123456789abcdef01.tar.gz results]
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|-
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| guaneryu
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_c786a5c0-ce2d-4488-9061-15958ce62738 HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/7/72/Testday-091022-pub_c786a5c0-ce2d-4488-9061-15958ce62738.tar.gz results]
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|
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| desktop
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|-
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| guaneryu
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_35c96fd1-ce46-48dd-b947-735c9e656392 HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/5/50/Testday-091022-pub_35c96fd1-ce46-48dd-b947-735c9e656392.tar.gz results]
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| No SATA device
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| laptop
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|-
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| [[User:czhang]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_6726bcea-e548-4b8d-8439-07728dba7e6b HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/6/6e/Testday-091022-pub_6726bcea-e548-4b8d-8439-07728dba7e6b.tar.gz results]
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|
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|-
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| [[User:hdong]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_f9572217-d67c-4ee8-954b-b4350273184e HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/d/df/Testday-091022-pub_f9572217-d67c-4ee8-954b-b4350273184e.tar.gz results]
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|
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|-
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| [[User:hdong]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_978f6429-8c20-45cf-9f64-fc935054cbdb HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/archive/7/72/20091023093033%21Testday-091022-pub_978f6429-8c20-45cf-9f64-fc935054cbdb.tar.gz results]
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| No such files - /sys/class/scsi_host/host*/link_power_management_policy
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|
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|-
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| [[User:jbao]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_ce15eff2-cc86-4956-8e60-2d97fe700a88 HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/b/bc/Testday-091022-pub_ce15eff2-cc86-4956-8e60-2d97fe700a88.tar.gz results]
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|-
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| [[User:jbao]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_978f6429-8c20-45cf-9f64-fc935054cbdb HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/7/72/Testday-091022-pub_978f6429-8c20-45cf-9f64-fc935054cbdb.tar.gz results]
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| No SATA device
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|-
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| [[User:Liam]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_31ffb914-0b61-4bd3-a3b1-2c143e02a913 HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/f/f0/Testday-091022-pub_31ffb914-0b61-4bd3-a3b1-2c143e02a913.tar.gz results]
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|-
 
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| [[User:FasUser]]  
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| [[User:Jvcelak|Jan Vcelak]]
| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_84465125-1350-4f83-87b9-5f16f7430eb8 HW]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_b6bb291a-b972-4857-b8ab-fc652a0eede6 HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/1/1d/Testday-091022-pub_b6bb291a-b972-4857-b8ab-fc652a0eede6.tar.gz results]
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| desktop
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|-
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| [[User:Jvcelak|Jan Vcelak]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_29583e4a-087d-4c60-8064-1a2050571ae3 HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/a/af/Testday-091022-pub_29583e4a-087d-4c60-8064-1a2050571ae3.tar.gz results]
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| max: 17.6W med: 17.5W min: 17.4W
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| laptop
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|-
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| [[User:ykopkova]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_196846ff-88f5-47b2-b7f6-232aefaad3b7 HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/0/01/Testday-091022-pub_196846ff-88f5-47b2-b7f6-232aefaad3b7.tar.gz results]
 
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2.40 Ghz    1.5%<BR>
 
2.14 Ghz    0.0%<BR>
 
1.87 Ghz    0.0%<BR>
 
1.60 Ghz    98.5%<BR>
 
Wakeups-from-idle per second : 99.5    interval: 30.0s
 
| PASS
 
| FAIL <ref>See {{bz|12345}}</ref>
 
 
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2.40 Ghz    1.5%<BR>
 
2.14 Ghz    0.0%<BR>
 
1.87 Ghz    0.0%<BR>
 
1.60 Ghz    98.5%<BR>
 
Wakeups-from-idle per second : 99.5    interval: 30.0s
 
| PASS
 
| PASS
 
| <references/>
 
 
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|-
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| [[User:jscotka]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_a4c81f50-66de-4465-8d3a-ea12fb6c0f71 HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/c/c4/Testday-091022-pub_a4c81f50-66de-4465-8d3a-ea12fb6c0f71.tar.gz results]
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| max: 37.2W, medium: 36.3W, min: 36.6W
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| It seems that changing powerstates was more less without effects
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|-
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| [[User:jkoten|jkoten]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_f2a74ea4-e0f3-47a3-832b-c45e0fa9741d HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/d/d7/Testday-091022-pub_f2a74ea4-e0f3-47a3-832b-c45e0fa9741d.tar.gz results]
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| max: 16.1W, medium: 16.0W, min: 15.6W
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|
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|-
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| [[User:mmaslano|mmaslano]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_37488e86-fb47-4c17-9e38-2594f5beb5d2 HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/b/b8/Testday-091022-pub_37488e86-fb47-4c17-9e38-2594f5beb5d2.tar.gz results]
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| No such files - <code>/sys/class/scsi_host/host*/link_power_management_policy</code>
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|
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|-
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| [[User:alich|alich]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_48072569-8dea-492f-96fb-8bdac2cf41ad HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/2/24/Testday-091022-pub_48072569-8dea-492f-96fb-8bdac2cf41ad.tar.gz results]
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|
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|
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|-
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| [[User:tpelka]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_35042bf2-a850-4dd3-aa77-4040adb9e39b HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/6/69/Testday-091022-35042bf2-a850-4dd3-aa77-4040adb9e39b.tar.gz results]
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|
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|
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|-
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| [[User:Urban|urban]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_d0368684-fd17-4513-8d6c-0981eef6e3f9 HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/b/ba/Testday-091022-pub_d0368684-fd17-4513-8d6c-0981eef6e3f9.tar.gz results]
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|
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|
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|-
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| [[User:rrakus]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_5db0a4c0-8a02-4b55-9248-88dd0ec9c63e HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/e/ed/Testday-091022-pub_5db0a4c0-8a02-4b55-9248-88dd0ec9c63e.tar.gz results]
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| No SATA on machine
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| Well, stap and battery things doesn't work on ppc (iBook G4)
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|-
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| [[User:mnowak|Michal Nowak]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_5cf890ed-d484-4942-a0a3-a3af94198b30 HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/2/2c/Testday-091022-pub_5cf890ed-d484-4942-a0a3-a3af94198b30.tar.gz results]
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|
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|
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|-
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| [[User:pknirsch|Phil Knirsch]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_fca01971-af4d-4ccd-a0c9-b5fb209d800c HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/9/97/Testday-091022-pub_fca01971-af4d-4ccd-a0c9-b5fb209d800c.tar.gz results]
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|
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|
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|-
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| [[User:jlaska|James Laska]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_fca01971-af4d-4ccd-a0c9-b5fb209d800c HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/0/05/Testday-091022-bff50496-52bf-4055-86ee-a774436589c0.tar.gz results]
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| No such files - <code>/sys/class/scsi_host/host*/link_power_management_policy</code>
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|
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|-
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| [[User:Gjanssens|Geert Janssens]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_9f283477-35bb-407a-a913-8e5061dcf670 HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/b/b2/Testday-091022-pub_9f283477-35bb-407a-a913-8e5061dcf670.tar.gz results]
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| No such files - <code>/sys/class/scsi_host/host*/link_power_management_policy</code>
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|
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|-
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| [[User:mgahagan|Mike Gahagan]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_f2cbe081-2cbe-4dc5-929e-69aaab78b02b HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/0/02/Testday-091022-pub_f2cbe081-2cbe-4dc5-929e-69aaab78b02b.tar.gz results]
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| min_pwr:21.2 max_perf: 21.9 med_pwr: 21.2
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| noticed some inconsistancy in pwr readings, with 1019 USB image, usage is about 2.5W less.. HD likely spun down
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|-
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| [[User:Vdanen|Vincent Danen]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_77a89605-e729-4204-a46f-f2d158754895 HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/8/8a/Testday-091022-pub_77a89605-e729-4204-a46f-f2d158754895.tar.gz results]
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|
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|
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|-
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| [[User:luya|Luya Tshimbalanga]]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/b/ba/Testday-091022-pub_fc446233-e2d6-439c-8258-386fbe31c382.tar.gz results]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_ad558a82-aac4-4063-bfab-3df2f94bd56b HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/8/8f/Testday-091022-pub_ad558a82-aac4-4063-bfab-3df2f94bd56b.tar.gz results]
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| [[User:emcnabb|Evan McNabb]]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/6/63/Testday-091022-pub_5da3eecc-268f-45dd-bd8d-739add2919d7.tar.gz results]
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| [[User:luya|Luya Tshimbalanga]]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/4/44/Testday-091022-pub_39ca0aeb-db92-4032-ba46-3ac8fb69d132.tar.gz results]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/1/1d/Testday-091022-pub_00d24adb-403b-403a-94b9-0cd6d373e36b.tar.gz results]
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| [[User:plautrba|Petr Lautrbach]]
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| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_d95f257e-ca9f-4a4f-aecf-91e0b22d0a4c HW profile]
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| [https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/e/ee/Testday-091022-pub_d95f257e-ca9f-4a4f-aecf-91e0b22d0a4c.tar.gz results]
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Latest revision as of 19:34, 26 June 2015

DATE WHEN WHERE
2009-10-22 From 12:00 to 21:00 UTC (8am -> 5pm EDT) #fedora-test-day (webirc)

What to test[edit]

We'd like to check power management tuning available for Fedora-12.

If you come to this page after the test day is completed, your testing is still valuable. You can check whether you save some energy after applying tuning.

Who's available[edit]

The following cast of characters will be available testing, workarounds, bug fixes, general discussion ...

Prerequisite[edit]

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Disk space
Please make sure you have enough space on your disk. You will need kernel-debuginfo package whis is about 250MB large!
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Live systems
We prefer testing on installed system. It is almost impossible to test on LiveCD because of required disk space. If you decide to test on LiveUSB, please, add a note into results table about this (into HW column).
  1. An installed Rawhide (development version of Fedora) with graphical environment. Alternatively, you may install Fedora 12 Beta and update your system.
  2. SELinux isn't needed, users don't have to enable it.
  3. Internet connection
  4. The special-purpose Test Day RPM package which includes necessary dependencies and provides all testing scripts.
    1. Download the package for your architecture: (i686, x86_64, ppc, ppc64)
    2. Download the package public key and import into RPM: su -c "rpm --import testday-20091022.asc"
    3. Lastly, install the package using: yum --enablerepo=rawhide-debuginfo localinstall testday-pm-0.6-1.fc12.YOURARCH.rpm
  5. Kernel debugging info:
    • Install the required package: debuginfo-install kernel
    • Alternatively, you can install the debuginfo kernel using yum: yum --enablerepo=rawhide-debuginfo install kernel-debuginfo
    • NOTE - be sure that the kernel-debuginfo version matches your kernel version. You can confirm by running the command rpm -q kernel-debuginfo-$(uname -r)
  6. Upload your hardware to Smolt according to these instructions.

Running the tests[edit]

Update your machine[edit]

It will be needed rawhide machine. Howto install or update Rawhide.

Tests[edit]

The test cases are split into test groups. Some of the tests are a bit time-consuming. Please perform as many tests as possible. If you aren't able to run them all, please remember that the tests in each table are sorted by importance in descending order.

You don't have to download any special scripts for each test. Our Testday package provides following commands:

  • testday-run-testname (performing tests)
  • testday-pack-results (packing results of all tests in .tag.gz file)

There is a note about permission in the description of each test. Please follow this information.

X Window System[edit]

These tests should be performed on all systems in X11 environment.

Testcase Description ETA
personal Typical use of computer (do whatever you are doing usually). CPU states and frequencies. 10 minutes
scomes Ticks, syscall count, read/written bytes when performing some specific tasks. 1 minute

Single mode[edit]

These tests should be performed in single mode.

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Refraining reboots
We recommend reading the description of both tests and performing these in sequence - to refrain more reboots.
Testcase Description ETA
tuned CPU states and frequencies when tuning daemon enabled 7 minutes
basic Stress situations (BZIP2 compression, disk copying, vsftpd test) 2 minutes

Laptops[edit]

Following tests are intended only for laptops. If you don't have a laptop, don't perform these tests because they are based on capacity of a battery.

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Battery
Please charge your battery before performing any test.
Testcase Description ETA
bltk Power consumption during three simulated workloads (idle, OpenOffice, reader). 15 minutes
tunedprofiles Tuned profiles effect on power consumption. 5-20 minutes
alpm A simple test to determine effect of SATA link power management settings on power consumption. 10 minutes

Results[edit]

  • Send your Smolt profile if you haven't done it already (see Prerequsite).
  • Create compressed file with results by running: testday-pack-results
  • Upload created file to this wiki.
  • Add your results into the table below.
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File uploading
The testday-pack-results will create file /tmp/testday-091022-your-public-smolt-profile-uuid.tar.gz. This name should be unique. But pay attention when uploading it - do not overwrite somebody else's file!
User Smolt Profile Results file ALPM result Comments & problems
User:ExampleUser HW profile results
guaneryu HW profile results desktop
guaneryu HW profile results No SATA device laptop
User:czhang HW profile results
User:hdong HW profile results
User:hdong HW profile results No such files - /sys/class/scsi_host/host*/link_power_management_policy
User:jbao HW profile results
User:jbao HW profile results No SATA device
User:Liam HW profile results
Jan Vcelak HW profile results desktop
Jan Vcelak HW profile results max: 17.6W med: 17.5W min: 17.4W laptop
User:ykopkova HW profile results
User:jscotka HW profile results max: 37.2W, medium: 36.3W, min: 36.6W It seems that changing powerstates was more less without effects
jkoten HW profile results max: 16.1W, medium: 16.0W, min: 15.6W
mmaslano HW profile results No such files - /sys/class/scsi_host/host*/link_power_management_policy
alich HW profile results
User:tpelka HW profile results
urban HW profile results
User:rrakus HW profile results No SATA on machine Well, stap and battery things doesn't work on ppc (iBook G4)
Michal Nowak HW profile results
Phil Knirsch HW profile results
James Laska HW profile results No such files - /sys/class/scsi_host/host*/link_power_management_policy
Geert Janssens HW profile results No such files - /sys/class/scsi_host/host*/link_power_management_policy
Mike Gahagan HW profile results min_pwr:21.2 max_perf: 21.9 med_pwr: 21.2 noticed some inconsistancy in pwr readings, with 1019 USB image, usage is about 2.5W less.. HD likely spun down
Vincent Danen HW profile results
Luya Tshimbalanga HW profile results
User:rblok HW profile results
David Tardon HW profile results
Evan McNabb HW profile results max_perf: 16.4 med_pwr: 16.3 min_pwr: 15.9
Luya Tshimbalanga HW profile results No such files - /sys/class/scsi_host/host*/link_power_management_policy LG Xnote LT-20 laptop
User:BobLfoot HW profile results ALPM would not execute as instructed Dell Dimension B120 laptop One Crash of Python during test bug filed
Petr Lautrbach HW profile results