[mythtv-users] NVIDIA Ion platform - all your dreams come true?
bill at bbqninja.com
Sat Dec 20 00:33:37 UTC 2008
On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 10:22 PM, Misty P <mistyp at thekorn.net> wrote:
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> From: "Bill Williamson" <bill at bbqninja.com>
> To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2008 3:33 PM
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] NVIDIA Ion platform - all your dreams come
> > To be honest, most (if not all) modern processors support dynamic
> > clocking,
> > which is WELL supported in linux. When my box is doing nothing (like
> > right
> > now) it scaled back to 1ghz (or maybe even less). It draws much less
> > power.
> It's just too bad dynamic clocking doesn't work with overclocking. I have
> an open bug report on this, but it's still broken; you can either have your
> stock clocks with throttling under linux, or you can overclock, but not
> (ex: 2160 that I clocked to 2.1 GHz, if I have speedstep enabled it blows
> over my overclock and runs at 1.2/1.8 GHz depending on the load. To get it
> to stick at 2.1GHz, I have to disable speedstep.)
Funny thought: Can you have powernowd set the freq to an overclocked one?
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