Megi has noticed that many distros are not building the kernel with sunxi cpuidle, making the battery life much worse. I checked on latest phosh release and indeed there is no cpuidle support.
$ sudo cpupower idle-info
[sudo] password for alarm:
CPUidle driver: none
CPUidle governor: menu
analyzing CPU 0:
CPU 0: No idle states
Is it really true that all this time we have been wasting the already poor battery life?
The linux-pinephone kernel does have CPUIDLE enabled.
See: config · 6.1-megi · manjaro-arm / packages / core / linux-pinephone · GitLab
But, our uboot package does indeed not build TF-A with
You can add an issue about that here:
I don’t know tf-a nor how the uboot interacts with things, so maybe better someone else makes the issue?
Created the issue for you.
thanks! interesting to see how big the difference is
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