Athlon Powersaving HOWTO

Daniel Nofftz


Revision History
Revision 1.022003-08-29Revised by: dn
new website, new email-adress -> links updated!
Revision 1.012003-07-09Revised by: dn
Bugfix! the AMD-Chipset command-line hack was wrong!
Revision 1.02003-06-20Revised by: tm
Initial release, reviewed by LDP
Revision 0.122003-06-13Revised by: dn
minor xml sourcecode rework, final draft for ldp release

How to enable the power-saving functionality of the Athlon/Duron/AthlonXP processor on some motherboards/chipsets.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. Basics on the Athlon Power Saving Mode
1.2. Copyright and License
1.3. Disclaimer
1.4. Feedback
1.5. New Versions of this Document
2. The Different Approaches
2.1. The Command-line Hack
2.2. The Athcool Program
2.3. BIOS updates
2.4. My Kernel Patch
2.5. The LVCool Solution
3. What Else?
3.1. Known Bugs/Problems
3.2. ToDo
3.3. Translations