urxvt and powertop
giggzounet at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 22:05:18 CEST 2010
Marc Lehmann a écrit :
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 07:35:30PM +0200, giggz <giggzounet at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have an eeepc with debian stable. I'm using urxvt. On eeepc we have to
>> care of the power consumption. so I have started powertop under root in
>> my urxvt. Surprisingly urxvtd is the programm which does the mode wake
> Obviously, if you run powertop inside urxvt, it will wake urxvt up when it
> does output (and so does any other terminal).
> In addition, urxvt will wake up at least once/minute (libev timejump
> Otherwise, urxvt (and urxvtd) only wake up when there is an external
> event, or you use something else that wakes up (for example, for the
> blinking cursor, urxvt has to wake up regularly) - there are no unnecessary
> wakeups with (standard) urxvt.
> If you have too many wake-ups, make sure nothing else wakes up urxvt (e.g.
> some kind of clipboard program), and you don't use anything that obviously
> involves a timer (such as a blinking cursor).
> Anything else stands in direct relation to user events (clicking, focus
> changes, selection and so on).
>> With lxterminal I don't have this behaviour.
> Maybe you should explain your behaviour in more detail.
I just run powertop in urxvt and in the report of powertop, urxvt is
always first (20% of the wake up).
In order to compare I run powertop in lxterminal and lxterminal doesn't
appear at all.
That's what I observe.
But you solve the problem. With URxvt*cursorBlink: False
urxvt doesn't appear anymore.
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