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