Killing activities when memory gets short
bernie at codewiz.org
Sat Aug 7 13:37:25 EDT 2010
El Sat, 07-08-2010 a las 19:33 +0200, Tomeu Vizoso escribió:
> > BTW, looking at top, it seems that Sugar and other processes wake up
> > quite frequently when the system is supposed to be completely idle. It
> > may be background checks for updates, NetworkManager updates or the
> > presence service. Plus, there are a bunch of cron jobs that run in the
> > background, inclding the ds-backup and olpc-update.
> > All these things drain battery power and cause the UI to become jerky,
> > so we should try to limit them if possible.
> NM is particularly active when there are more than a few APs
> available, wonder if it would be possible to tune it to group updates
> in batches.
That would be a good question for Dan (cc'd :-).
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