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    SubjectRe: Rain & Waterfall

    Non-smp linux has done this for a very long time. It works.


    On Sun, 28 Jun 1998, Jordan Mendelson wrote:

    > I was browsing some web pages on CPU cooling and I found a reference to two
    > programs called rain and waterfall. They claim to lower your CPU's temp by
    > up to 30 C and in some cases, extend the power on a laptops battery by up to
    > 30 minutes.
    >
    > The FAQ says they do this by sending the HLT command to idle parts of the
    > CPU, thereby putting them into suspend mode causing them to stop generating
    > heat.
    >
    > Has anyone thought of implementing such a thing in the linux kernel? Their
    > webpage is:
    >
    > http://cpu.simplenet.com/leading_wintech/
    >
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    > Jordan
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