|Linux Laptops Home|
|Revision 2.31||2003-07-30||Revised by: drl|
|Revision 2.0||2002-10-08||Revised by: drl|
|Major updates and conversion to 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/ACPI methods of power management are discussed along with power saving tips and techniques. There is also some discussion about the different types of batteries available.