[TEST/REVIEW] CPU accounting patches
Thomas.Sparrevohn at btinternet.com
Sat Jan 28 07:02:44 PST 2006
On Friday 27 January 2006 18:30, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> At 4:03 AM -0500 1/27/06, Mike Jakubik wrote:
> >Let's not forget, FreeBSD is really a server OS. Who in their right
> >mind uses power saving features on a server? It sounds nice in
> >theory, but doesn't work as well.
> Apparently your power and cooling bills are much lower than ours.
> We would very much love it if the computers will use only the
> energy they need to get the job done. Yes, that means a big
> bill when some simulation is running on a 100-node beowulf
> cluster. But it also means we don't want to be paying the bill
> to run that cluster at full-throttle when there's no work for
> those CPU's to do.
Good point - As much as I hate the marketing hype around the info-watt
concepts - It would be nice to be able to track the consumption
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