Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 281001
thunderbird is the process that wakes the cpu up most often on my system
Last modified: 2009-07-14 12:57:04 EDT
Description of problem:
I'm here to do nottings "reducing power usage of Fedora - how you can help!"
effort ( http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.testers/50480 )
Result on a Santa-Rosa Notebook (x86_64, rawhide)
>Top causes for wakeups:
> 21.9% ( 13.1) thunderbird-bin : futex_wait (hrtimer_wakeup)
> 14.7% ( 8.8) X : do_setitimer (it_real_fn)
> 11.6% ( 6.9) gnome-terminal : schedule_timeout (process_timeout)
> 7.3% ( 4.4) stardict : schedule_timeout (process_timeout)
knurd> | ping notting -- from powertop "18,4% ( 11,1) thunderbird-bin :
futex_wait (hrtimer_wakeup)"; is that worth filing a bug or is that more a
"stupid user should not have three imap accounts"?
notting> | knurd: it's probably worth filing a bug
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I have three imap accounts configured in thunderbird; two for my local network
(dovecot on a F7 server) and on from work (cyrus iirc); all three connect via
ssl; mail-notification connects to those servers as well, but wakes only seldom:
3.7% ( 2.2) mail-notificati : schedule_timeout (process_timeout)
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