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Old 09-19-2004, 12:22 PM   #1
gogiel
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AMD Athlon 2600+ - power saving


Here's my CPU Info:

Code:
$ cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor       : 0
vendor_id       : AuthenticAMD
cpu family      : 6
model           : 10
model name      : AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2600+
stepping        : 0
cpu MHz         : 1923.947
cache size      : 512 KB
fdiv_bug        : no
hlt_bug         : no
f00f_bug        : no
coma_bug        : no
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 1
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 mmx fxsr sse syscall mmxext 3dnowext 3dnow
bogomips        : 3801.08
How to save power on this CPU? For example if i want to left computer on night to download something (ONLY that, nothing to compile etc.) and CPU is using 1-2 % of its power.Is it possible to use CPU Freq on this CPU (it's not Mobile version).
 
Old 09-19-2004, 01:05 PM   #2
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Tried athcool? Nice software....
 
Old 09-19-2004, 02:44 PM   #3
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How can i know that is work? I still see in /proc/cpuinfo that CPU is 1923.947 MHz. Maybe do i have to compile into kernel CPU Freq on sth like that?
 
Old 09-19-2004, 05:27 PM   #4
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download athcool, install it and run. In the console type
athcool on
and it will run.
 
  


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