[HARDWARE] Mac Questions -

McDonald, Jacob M. jacob at JacobMcDonald.NET
Tue Mar 12 11:39:44 EST 2002


UNIX, NT, OS/2, yes...

Windows 4.xx (95/98/ME), no...

> Modern operating systems use the HLT instruction (x86-specific, can't
comment
> on other architectures) to `suspend' the processor while idle, reducing
power
> consumption. So, energy spent by dnetc is indeed wasted, in a sense.




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