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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.

    (cesky, pictures)

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