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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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