Power cost of painting a cursor
Posted Apr 30, 2008 18:32 UTC (Wed) by corbet
In reply to: The Grumpy Editor encounters the Hardy Heron
Parent article: The Grumpy Editor encounters the Hardy Heron
The power draw of things like cursor painting goes up significantly when it must wake the processor. The key to saving power is long sleep times; anything which wakes the processor unnecessarily works against that.
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