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Looking for undervolting procedures (or tools) for Solaris/Opensolaris x86?


  • BIOS config: LENOVO 68ET37WW
  • CPU Into: Intel Core 2 Duo T5250
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Good question, but isn't that about BIOS (which is OS indeendent :) ? – Alex Bolotov Aug 8 '09 at 13:16

Now you can use Intel PowerTOP on Solaris to watch which software makes your computer to consume more energy.

Also you can upgrade your servers to Solaris 10 5/09 release which supports processor clock throttling.

For more information visit OpenSolaris Power Management Community and your BIOS (if it's PC).

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@Bolotov: Thanks. As far as I am aware, the default BIOS firmware does not permit CPU undervolting. – Aaron Aug 8 '09 at 13:37

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