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** Fixing the SD-Card reader to consume less power in Si03
 
** Fixing the SD-Card reader to consume less power in Si03
 
* Patching the DSDT tables as noted on [https://delta-xi.net/#056 delta-xi] and [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=234913 the forums] (potentially dangerous and does not play nicely with BIOS updates)
 
* Patching the DSDT tables as noted on [https://delta-xi.net/#056 delta-xi] and [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=234913 the forums] (potentially dangerous and does not play nicely with BIOS updates)
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== Other Power saving ==
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Investigate how to get Watt usage down to ~2W like the [https://gist.github.com/greigdp/bb70fbc331a0aaf447c2d38eacb85b8f Dell XPS 13 9360/9370], similar to the instructions on [[Dell_XPS_13_(9360)|the XPS 9360 page]], especially since the i915 video driver can be tweaked similarly [[Intel_graphics#Module-based_Powersaving_Options|with the Intel Graphics Module Powersaving Options]] since it’s also an HD 620 integrated video unit.
  
  
 
--[[User:Mrfaber|Mrfaber]] ([[User talk:Mrfaber|talk]]) 22:42, 18 April 2018 (UTC)
 
--[[User:Mrfaber|Mrfaber]] ([[User talk:Mrfaber|talk]]) 22:42, 18 April 2018 (UTC)

Revision as of 04:00, 26 April 2018

Open Issues

Fingerprint reader

See github.com/nmikhailov/Validity90, especially the 9a branch.

Device id: 06cb:009a

Status as of 04/2018: "Init works, leds work, scan doesn't work yet"

Deep sleep (S3)

Possible solutions:

  • Update of UEFI firmware to allow S3 sleep instead of Si03, i.e. an alternative BIOS for Linux users
  • Making Linux play nicely with Si03, which means:
    • Activating acpi.ec_no_wakeup=1, which sacrifices the functionality of opening the lid to return from suspend
    • Fixing the SD-Card reader to consume less power in Si03
  • Patching the DSDT tables as noted on delta-xi and the forums (potentially dangerous and does not play nicely with BIOS updates)

Other Power saving

Investigate how to get Watt usage down to ~2W like the Dell XPS 13 9360/9370, similar to the instructions on the XPS 9360 page, especially since the i915 video driver can be tweaked similarly with the Intel Graphics Module Powersaving Options since it’s also an HD 620 integrated video unit.


--Mrfaber (talk) 22:42, 18 April 2018 (UTC)