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SubjectRe: CPU throttling??
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On Mon, 03 Feb 2003 17:13:02 GMT, John Bradford said:

> Incidently, Linux has always halted the processor, rather than spun in
> an idle loop, which saves power.

It's conceivable that a CPU halted at 1.2Gz takes less power than one
at 1.6Gz - anybody have any actual data on this? Alternately phrased,
does CPU throttling save power over and above what the halt does?
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Valdis Kletnieks
Computer Systems Senior Engineer
Virginia Tech

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