> > > Incidently, Linux has always halted the processor, rather than spun in
> > > an idle loop, which saves power.
> > It's conceivable that a CPU halted at 1.2Gz takes less power than one
> > at 1.6Gz - anybody have any actual data on this? Alternately phrased,
> > does CPU throttling save power over and above what the halt does?
> If I slow down my 1GHz CPU to 732MHz, I get 15min more (195min total).
> So it is not much, but noticeable.
Does anybody have any data on frequency throttling on non-X86
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