Local photography, National rants, Zero navel-gazing allowed… Blogging from Hopkinsville, KY

Month: June 2007

  • hald useless while conserving power

    hal-0.5.9 has been stablilized, which I’ve been waiting for to test changing hald’s polling behavior. powerTOP shows that hal causes wakeups on ide0 10 times per second. 13.2% ( 9.6) : ide0 Confusingly, the manpage for hal-disable-polling says in part: “The purpose of the hald-addon-storage addon is simply to open the special device file at…