measure energy

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Sun Jun 8 10:29:45 PDT 2003

george donnelly wrote:
> is there a utility for measuring how much energy is available to the
> machine? for example where i can watch, sort of like tail-ing a log and see
> how much energy a server is getting, whether its enough etc.

Newer machines support hardware monitoring of voltage levels, fan speeds, etc. 
See whether you can get one of the motherboard monitors running, and see whether 
  the voltage rails from the power supply are sagging out of tolerance when you 
put a heavy load on-- say 10% for most, or going outside of 5% for Vcore.


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