[Noisebridge-discuss] $500 donation - what would noisebridge do with it?

Corey McGuire coreyfro at coreyfro.com
Tue Jan 4 11:58:27 PST 2011


One thing I don't want to do is touch someone else's servers.  As
collaborative a space as noise bridge is, one thing I have no interest in
collaborating on is its critical services.  I'll gladly help with less
critical things.

On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 11:15 AM, Dr. Jesus <j at hug.gs> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 10:57 AM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>
> wrote:
> > Can some of the power consumption needs be adressed by under-clocking the
> > servers?  If the load on the servers is low enough for a panda board,
> than
> > it's low enough for whatever server you are running, but at 75%-66%
> speed.
> > If the BIOS allows it (usually by dropping the bus speed from 133mhz to
> > 100mhz or 100mhz to 66mhz) and has voltage tuning options, we can also
> drop
> > the voltages to 66% and reduce the draw of the CPU's to 45%...in theory.
>
> You're welcome to try it.  I built a current shunt you can use to
> verify the results, it's marked with orange tape and is wandering
> around the EE benches.  I'll be around Tuesday to help you hook it up
> if you need assistance.
>
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