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kt_leohart 11-17-2004 05:35 PM

Help, energy crisis
I have FC3 installed in my Compaq 2120US. Installation was easy and everything works great except the sound card.

However, I have just recently found out that when I am running Linux the energy was drained very fast. I lost nearly 10% in less than 5 minutes. This is nearly as much as watching DVD in Windows. I think it could be because PowerNow! technology is not working correctly in Linux so the CPU does not slow down -> high energy consumption.

Please help ^_^

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