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Re: AMD cooling utility in debian

> I'm going to assume you're a Windows user trying to overcome a
> retarded Windows design flaw that has the CPU do a whole lot of
> nothing at full steam instead of using HLT instructions to let the
> CPU *really* not do anything when it's idle.
> Linux doesn't have this problem, the kernel has what you're looking
> for by default.

I don't think that is the case--at least, not in stock Debian kernels.
 I have an Athlon XP 1700+, and it idled at 45C until I installed
athcool.  Now it idles below 40C, sometimes as low as 30-32C in cooler

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