power consumption

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Thu May 21 23:52:38 UTC 2009


On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 01:25:52PM -0700, hong zhang wrote:
> 
> List,
> 
> I want to measure power consumption for my wifi card. acpi has 10%
> error range. Do we have better tool to measure power consumption in
> Linux?

A multimeter on a tracepoint on the motherboard is the best thing for
that.  Or a meter on the power cord with the battery unplugged is also a
good guess.

Good luck,

greg k-h



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