questions about DVFS in saving energy

William Pitcock nenolod at systeminplace.net
Wed May 13 17:19:40 CDT 2009


Xen handles the AMD HE CPUs just fine here. What sort of breakage are you experiencing?

William
------Original Message------
From: Tomas L. Byrnes
To: Kai Chen
To: nanog at merit.edu
Subject: RE: questions about DVFS in saving energy
Sent: May 13, 2009 2:31 PM


-----Original Message-----
From: Kai Chen [mailto:kch670 at eecs.northwestern.edu] 
Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2009 12:25 PM
To: nanog at merit.edu
Subject: questions about DVFS in saving energy

Hi, could anyone here have some idea of the following questions about
Dynamic Voltage/Frequency Scaling techniques used for energy efficiency,
or please give a pointer that I can trace,
1) how many servers in the market support this technique?
2) how many voltages/frequencies can the servers support?
3) What's the transition time and cost (power) between these
voltages/frequencies?

Thanks,
-Kai
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My experience with the AMD HE CPUs has been that the scaling breaks
Win2K3, and any virtualized environments.



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