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Old 06-05-2004, 09:43 AM   #1
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lower the CPU clock frequency of AMD

Is it possible to lower the CPU clock frequency for a AMD Athelon 2600 without having to reboot Linux (i.e. by means of a utility)?
Old 06-06-2004, 11:56 AM   #2
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Probably not.

Software-based solutions for over/underclocking have never really worked well for me. Is there a particular reason you don't want to reboot? I'd say that really the best thing to do would be to enter in the BIOS and change it there.
Old 06-06-2004, 01:56 PM   #3
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Yeah, I thought it wasn't possible.
It would be extreemly handy though, now that the heat has arrived the CPU fan starts whinning up to maximum revs and I only need all 2Ghz when I'm compiling


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