[RC5] Something dnetc needs

Seth H. Bokelman seth.bokelman at uni.edu
Sat Mar 16 20:06:15 EST 2002


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I disagree, I purposefully run dnet on any computer I construct or
upgrade just to make sure the cooling is adequate.  There are many other
tasks that can max your CPU usage for long periods of time, so you
should get your cooling problem fixed, not look for workarounds in the
dnetc client.

Colin L. Hildinger wrote:
| OK, short of being able to monitor temperatures from the motherboard,
what
| the client needs is the ability to assign a duty cycle.  The default
would
| be 100%, but you should be able to set it to anything you want.  As
machines
| run hotter and hotter, the risk of problems being blamed on dnetc
increases.
| If you could set it to a 90% duty cycle, with a halt issued for the other
| 10%, you could drastically decrease the number of machines with thermal
| problems.  I wouldn't think that this would be terribly difficult to
| implement.  Thoughts?
|
| Colin Hildinger
|
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