Enabling Power-Aware Applications on Linux Using Cyrogenic Module

A post in Phoronix: “Cryogenic” Linux Kernel Drops Power Use shed light on a Linux kernel module improving power consumption.

This module was written as part of a master thesis in computer science at TUM (Technical University of Munich) by Alejandra Morales Ruiz. The thesis is well written, showing what others have already done in this area, providing evidence that the new approach reduces power consumption.

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