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There's Another Linux Kernel Power Problem

Michael Larabel

Published on 9 December 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
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The problem is also present for database workloads with Linux on the newer kernels.

When throwing another workload at the Intel Linux system, this time building out the PHP source package, there is still a very evident power consumption difference between Linux 3.5 and Linux 3.6 while being unresolved for the imminent Linux 3.7 kernel release.

Stay tuned for more articles when time allows on this problem plus other unresolved kernel issues.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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