Re: kapmidled and AMD K6-2

From: Ookhoi (ookhoi@dds.nl)
Date: Wed Oct 10 2001 - 04:06:26 EST


> I've heard reports from Athlon users who also say HLT doesn't
> do anything regarding temperature for their systems. I wonder
> if it also has a similar feature tucked away in an MSR somewhere..

I think I can confirm this:

processor : 0
vendor_id : AuthenticAMD
cpu family : 6
model : 4
model name : AMD Athlon(tm) Processor
stepping : 2
cpu MHz : 1009.015
cache size : 256 KB
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 1
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 mmx fxsr syscall mmxext 3dnowext 3dnow
bogomips : 2011.95

tranquil:~# uptime
 09:57:59 up 4:42, 2 users, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
tranquil:~# vmstat 1
   procs memory swap io system cpu
 r b w swpd free buff cache si so bi bo in cs us sy id
 0 0 0 0 601324 55064 57588 0 0 5 4 102 52 0 0 100
 0 0 0 0 601324 55064 57588 0 0 0 0 106 66 0 0 100
 0 0 0 0 601324 55064 57588 0 0 0 0 104 57 0 0 100
 0 0 0 0 601324 55064 57588 0 0 0 0 106 63 0 0 100
 0 0 0 0 601324 55064 57588 0 0 0 0 104 57 0 0 100
 0 0 0 0 601324 55064 57588 0 0 0 0 104 65 0 0 100

tranquil:~# sensors | tail | egrep 'CPU|Mobo'
CPU fan: 6308 RPM (min = 3000 RPM, div = 2)
Mobo Temp: +30.0C (limit = +60C, hysteresis = +50C)
CPU Temp: +49C (limit = +67C, hysteresis = +60C) (beep)

With kernel compile it goes to 52 degrees, which makes 3 degrees
difference between almost 100% idle and almost 0.0% idle.
This is with kernel 2.4.10-ac10 if it matters.

        Ookhoi
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