|Revision 2.0||2002-10-08||Revised by: drl|
|Major updates and conversion to DocBook SGML|
|Revision 1.0||1997-12-21||Revised by: hm|
|Initial draft by Hanno Muller|
This document describes how to optimize and configure power management on a ready-configured Linux system for use on battery-powered laptops. This will be helpful for everyone who runs Linux on a portable computer system. APM and ACPI methods of power management will be discussed, along with general power saving tips and techniques. There is also some discussion about the different types of batteries available.