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Old 04-10-07, 05:21 AM   #1
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Question powermizer in linux

hi!

i've been reading some info about gforce go cards here:

http://www.nvidia.com/page/go_7600.html

and i wonder about powermizer technology. is this supported by linux driver? is there any power management at all in linux drivers? is powermizer a technology or just a software that attack some nvidia funcions?

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Old 04-15-07, 01:01 PM   #2
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Default Re: powermizer in linux

Could it be that Powermizer is already delivered by the NVIDIA Driver ?

When checking the Clockrate of a GeForce 7400 without heavy graphics
running one gets via nvclock --i a GPU clock of 100.237 MHz. When
starting glxgears one gets a GPU clock of 445.500 MHz. After exiting
the glxgears app the clock rate of the GPU is gradually reduced to 100 MHz.

Is this Powermizer functionality ?

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Old 04-15-07, 02:58 PM   #3
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Default Re: powermizer in linux

i don't know, this is why im asking.
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Old 10-23-07, 03:52 AM   #4
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Default Re: powermizer in linux

Is PowerMizer support in the Linux driver or not?
I've found some posts reporting working PowerMizer configurations but whatever driver I install I do not get any Powersavings for my GeForce Go 6800 in a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo M3438G (In Windows it is working like a charm). Is there anywhere a list which Chips work and which not?

btw. I've written to linux-bugs@nvidia.com but didn't even get any answer... not even a "we cannot help you"...
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