athcool - Enabling/disabling Powersaving mode for AMD processors

Property Value
Distribution OpenMandriva Lx 4.0
Repository OpenMandriva Unsupported Release x86_64
Package filename athcool-0.3.12-15-omv4000.x86_64.rpm
Package name athcool
Package version 0.3.12
Package release 15-omv4000
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category System/Configuration/Hardware
License GPLv2+
Maintainer -
Download size 18.68 KB
Installed size 24.81 KB
Athcool is a small utility, enabling/disabling Powersaving mode
for AMD Athlon/Duron processors.
Since enabling Powersaving mode, you can save power consumption,
lower CPU temprature when CPU is idle.
Powersaving works if your kernel support ACPI (APM not work),
because athcool only set/unset "Disconnect enable when STPGNT detected"
bits in the Northbridge of Chipset.
To really save power, someone has to send the STPGNT signal when idle.
This is done by the ACPI subsystem when C2 state entered.
Depending on your motherboard and/or hardware components,
enabling powersaving mode may cause that:
* noisy or distorted sound playback
* a slowdown in harddisk performance
* system locks or instability
If you met those problems, you should not use athcool.
Please use athcool AT YOUR OWN RISK.


Package Version Architecture Repository
athcool-0.3.12-15-omv4000.i686.rpm 0.3.12 i686 OpenMandriva Unsupported Release
athcool-0.3.12-15-omv2015.0.i586.rpm 0.3.12 i586 OpenMandriva Unsupported Release
athcool - - -


Name Value
/bin/bash -
chkconfig - - - - - -
rpm-helper -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
athcool = 0.3.12-15
athcool(x86-64) = 0.3.12-15


Type URL
Binary Package athcool-0.3.12-15-omv4000.x86_64.rpm
Source Package athcool-0.3.12-15.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Enable the repository in Software Repository Picker:
    # om-repo-picker
  2. Install athcool rpm package:
    # dnf install athcool



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