Systems running hot?

Michal Varga varga.michal at
Sun Dec 20 08:53:40 UTC 2009

On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 9:15 AM, Thomas Backman <serenity at> wrote:
>> This is from latest 7.2. Were there any changes in 8/9-CURRENT to
>> bring some love to Phenoms too?
> I have little to no experience with power saving in *nix, but have you made sure the BIOS settings support throttling etc.?
> Regards,
> Thomas

Yes, there is only Cool'n'Quiet to be enabled and that has been on for
ages. Though to really make sure, I dug up a Windows install and found
a power mon. app on AMD's site, results are as expected:

Even per-core throttling seems to work fine there.


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