hughsient at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 07:36:23 PDT 2007
On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 16:00 +0200, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> On Friday 30 of March 2007, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 13:34 +0200, Holger Macht wrote:
> > > On Fri 30. Mar - 13:21:24, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> > > > On Thu, 2007-03-29 at 23:30 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > > > > On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 00:25 +0200, Holger Macht wrote:
> > > > > > People want to disable gnome power manager on usual desktop
> > > > > > systems.
> > > > >
> > > > > I would disagree with this quite strongly. g-p-m on a desktop loads
> > > > > hardly any modules at runtime (less CPU and memory use) but still
> > > > > controls DPMS and Inhibit control.
> > > > >
> > > > > Lots of desktops suspend and hibernate. I've never told anyone to
> > > > > disable g-p-m on a desktop on a desktop...
> > > >
> > > > yeah, and in those that don't suspend or hibernate, you don't realise
> > > > it's there, since it hardly takes any resources and doesn't show any
> > > > icon on the screen.
> Uhm ... g-p-m is that little process called gnome-power-manager for which
> Exmap after GNOME startup claims 2MB of memory used solely by it? Yeah,
> right, that's surely considered hardly any resources these days and the
> ability to reboot is well worth it.
> Lubos Lunak
> KDE developer
Well, you could contribute to the discussion, or bash GNOME
applications. g-p-m uses a lot of libraries, and loads only the gobjects
for the hardware you have on your system. Try compiling without DPMS and
see the memory reduction.
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