[Nouveau] [PATCH 0/2] reclocking stability improvements
nigel at tuxonice.net
Thu Apr 28 17:56:06 PDT 2011
On 29/04/11 04:35, Martin Peres wrote:
> Le 28/04/2011 20:29, Maxim Levitsky a écrit :
>> On Thu, 2011-04-28 at 20:24 +0200, Martin Peres wrote:
>>> Le 28/04/2011 18:58, Maxim Levitsky a écrit :
>>>> Interesting fact is that GPU temperatures rise to very high levels
>>>> (~75C) even while doing CPU only work (like compiling kernel for
>>> Let me guess, you're on a laptop? The temperature of the case goes up
>>> when the processor is working and so, it cools the GPU less ;)
>> Yes, but that doesn't happen while using nvidia to this extent.
>> I think that GPU has many units running in endless loop doing nothing
>> but consuming power (~5W) difference!
> I really need to have a look at this. I have a power meter now (acpi
> reports me funky power consumption figures because my battery is dead).
Just been reading through your posts from last night, and wanted to let
you know I'm interested and willing to test patches too.
I have an 8600GTS based laptop, and have seen the same range of power
usage (ie have seen 14W in the page - presumably when I was using the
blob -, but can only get it down to 23W at the moment using Nouveau).
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