[mythtv-users] How hot is your system?
tait at digitallaw.co.uk
Thu Jun 3 10:40:25 EDT 2004
Yowza, that's quite a find!
I don't yet have an ACPI kernel (still on 2.4 at the moment, which IIRC
doesn't have as good ACPI support) but now I'm seriously tempted.
At 15:58 03/06/2004 +0200, you wrote:
>Stephen Tait wrote:
>>Some of you might want to consider underclocking the system as well, esp
>>if you're using PVR-250's or similar and don't need honkloads of CPU
>>power (thanks to the evil but great nVidia drivers, MPEG decoding on this
>>machine uses very little CPU) so that you end up with a much cooler chip.
>>I considered doing it myself, but the Myth machine also acts as a distcc
>>and dvdrip node, so I really want as much CPU power as possible. What
>>would be *really* nice would be something a la SpeedStep [TM, R, C, etc]
>>which automatically drops the clock as soon as your system drops below a
>>certain load. IIRC the newer Athlon cores have something like this (Cool
>>'n' Quiet?), but if anyone has further info on this I'd be much obliged!
>try http://members.jcom.home.ne.jp/jacobi/linux/softwares.html#athcool for
>athlon Cpus, it dropped the cpu temp with 12C on my athloon XP 1600+ when idle.
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