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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.30-rc8 [also: VIA Support]
On Thu 2009-06-04 10:07:37, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
>
> Side note: is it more stable if you disable the VIA speedstep thing
> (whatever it's called (ok, google tells me it's called "TwinTurbo" and
> "Advanced PowerSaver")?
>
> Features like that easily put a huge stress on power regulators etc, if
> they result in sudden changes in current draw. Underspecced capacitors
> etc can cause CPU "brown-outs", which in turn can easily cause total
> failure.

If you try that, do idle=poll too. Hides class of bugs related to deep
idle states.

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