[mythtv-users] NVIDIA Ion platform - all your dreams come true?

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Dec 19 14:30:02 UTC 2008

On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 6:22 AM, Misty P <mistyp at thekorn.net> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bill Williamson" <bill at bbqninja.com>
> To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2008 3:33 PM
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] NVIDIA Ion platform - all your dreams come true?
>> To be honest, most (if not all) modern processors support dynamic
>> clocking,
>> which is WELL supported in linux.  When my box is doing nothing (like
>> right
>> now) it scaled back to 1ghz (or maybe even less).  It draws much less
>> power.
> It's just too bad dynamic clocking doesn't work with overclocking.  I have
> an open bug report on this, but it's still broken; you can either have your
> stock clocks with throttling under linux, or you can overclock, but not
> both.
> (ex:  2160 that I clocked to 2.1 GHz, if I have speedstep enabled it blows
> over my overclock and runs at 1.2/1.8 GHz depending on the load.  To get it
> to stick at 2.1GHz, I have to disable speedstep.)

I have basically the same setup and when I overclock I can't even get
speedstep to load, it says I have an unknown processor....

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