Tuesday Sep 02, 2008

I Love Intel's Commitment to OpenSolaris

One of the things that excites me about using OpenSolaris is the amount of work that Intel is doing to improve the product for their processors. David Stewart, an engineering manager at Intel's Open Source Technology Center, has put together a series of 5 minute vidoes highlighting their work. All are entertaining, informative and worth a watch...

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Friday Jul 25, 2008

PowerTOP

PowerTOP v1.1 was released earlier this week. Dave Stewart initially turned me onto PowerTOP with his comment to my Results of Power Management blog. PowerTOP for OpenSolaris stems from what was originally a Linux project - its goal to show you what's chewing up your CPU cycles - especially important for laptop users looking to maximize battery life.

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Monday Jun 30, 2008

Results of Power Management

I've put Gregg's blog on Power Management to use, and here are my impressive results.

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