That is no small feat, being that ECS is one of the top five motherboard producers in the world in terms of volume. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Building a mobile computer out of desktop components helps the price of a system quite dramatically. To set the LTX to the highest sensitivity? The difference between this notebook and the i-Buddie 4?

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Re: [plug] Linux on ECS Desknote A530

The basic format for the longrun command ec as follows: The Long Run utility is provided by the longrun package from the Universe repository: You might want to move to it. The difference between this notebook and the i-Buddie 4? A manufacturer can modify a desktop motherboard, pop in a desktop processor, desktop memory, and use a desktop chipset to create a desknote system at a fraction of the price of a full-fledged notebook. The significant values of note are the values on the first column, which defines the possible values for the performance window.

Longrun Thermal Extensions LTX is an alternative way to manipulate the power saving functionality of the processor, by controlling heat dissipation directly. Maybe your system will benefit more than mine did.

Listing Long Run information about available performance levels for the processor. It allows processors to use power on demand to increase performance.


ECS, for example, recently announced that the profit from their desknote system sales has eclipsed their profit from motherboard sales. Add in the cost of a mobile chipset, a mobile video solution, a battery, and other laptop specific parts and the price of a laptop quickly rises above the price of a similarly configured desktop system. Explain performance window and its effect on the performance of the processor.

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ecd We are too but one thing we do know is that success in the desknote industry can mean big bucks. Wed Jan 10, 2: What version GCC are you using? To set the LTX to the highest sensitivity? Building a mobile computer out of desktop components helps the price of a system quite dramatically.

A large CPU cache also helps as it is better suited to larger binaries, so you are more likely to see some sort of speed up.

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However the side effects, like larger binary size, affects everything. It has been about a month since we first took a look at what happens when a desktop and a notebook merge.

To be able to perform these operations, make sure that the appropriate drivers have been loaded and that the longrun utility is installed in the system. Desknoe the case of the Transmeta Crusoe TM, the two flags performance and economy are available. Sat Jan 13, 4: Sign up now Username Password Remember Me.


Copyright Gentoo Foundation, Inc. This could have alot to do with it. What effects -O3 has -O3 is the highest optimization level and could possible make faster code but the ecss that benefit from it are very few, usually image and video decoders and such. View unanswered posts View posts from last 24 hours. Instructions for running the longrun utility are also included. Tips may work on previous versions of Ubuntu, but testing would be necessary to confirm their effectiveness.

Re: [plug] Linux on ECS Desknote A

Please feel free to comment on the Wiki, or contact Dean Michael Berris for questions and clarifications. This functionality may or may not provide you with different performance per watt characteristings than the -s flag.

Esc is up and running on it, but it’s incredibly sluggish and I’m wondering if it’s something in my configuration. Valid values range from 0 to 8 where a setting of 8 turns off the extensions.