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Athlon Powersaving HOWTO

Athlon Powersaving HOWTO

Daniel Nofftz

2004-03-05

Revision History
Revision 1.1.112005-03-05Revised by: dn
SiS741 was false ... now it should be right. some command-line hacks modified.
Revision 1.1.102005-02-17Revised by: dn
SiS741 added, minor corrections
Revision 1.1.92004-12-19Revised by: dn
minor update for sound fix
Revision 1.1.82004-12-12Revised by: dn
new rtsensors link added
Revision 1.1.72004-12-10Revised by: dn
Kernel Patch for Kernel 2.6.9 added, translation index updated, minor other changes
Revision 1.1.62004-11-28Revised by: dn
SIS746/748 and KT880 added. recommanded solutions are now the commandline-hack and athcool

How to enable the power-saving functionality of the Athlon/Duron/AthlonXP processor on some motherboards/chipsets. This is usefull for saving Power and lowering the Temperature of the CPU and the System. (It also will reduce noise if you use temperature controlled fans in your case/on your cpu heatsink).