[mythtv-users] Any advice on cooling down my backend
jakeisawake at gmail.com
Fri Sep 19 17:20:31 UTC 2008
On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 1:10 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The PC is used as a file server which holds music and backups and other
>> stuff so turning it off when myth isn't recording isn't an option, but
>> is there any way of underclocking from software? It is an AMD64 x2 chip
>> and I think from XP this is possible. I could then underclock it in the
>> daytime, when it isn't doing much (and the room is warmer).
> Do you have cool and quiet running? Activate the ondemand governor so
> the system runs at 1GHz most of the time. This will save 20W+
changing the governor by hand is not hard but i like the powernowd
daemon which is a bit more configuarble. that's what i'm using on my
X2 and it works quite well.
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