[Gllug] Slow Processor
dylan at dylan.me.uk
Thu Jul 17 20:48:20 UTC 2008
On Thursday 17 July 2008, Andrew Farnsworth wrote:
> Richard Jones wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 09:07:14PM +0100, Jose Luis Martinez wrote:
> >> Gosh, that went OTTOMH ..... given I am a Linux neophyte can somebody,
> >> *gently*, explain?
> > When the processor is idle, it sleeps at a lower clock frequency.
> > Rich.
> And this is a good thing. Saves power and keeps things cool...
> <old_man_hat state="on">Remember the days when a 200 Mhz (thats 0.2 Ghz
> to you whipper snappers) CPU was FAST!</old_man_hat state="off">
I once told a friend he was silly to splash out all that dosh on a 120MB hard
drive - he'd never use it all! (back in the DOS days that was, and he still
ribs me about it!)
“ ‘... but there is so much else behind what I say. It makes itself known to
me so slowly, so incompletely! ...’ ”
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