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Spidertools: Power Management for Ubuntu

Dec 27, 2006, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Mike Weber for this link. ]

"ACPI provides the interface on both workstations and servers to shutdown automatically when requested. It is also used by power management to extend battery life by working with the operating system as well as the BIOS. This provides greater flexibility for responding to power events which may be initiated by the operating system or user.

"Since Microsoft was the first vendor to implement ACPI, many BIOSs are configured to meet Microsoft ACPI standards but may not be as effective when the computer has Linux installed on it."

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