underclocking or CPU frequency scaling

thufir hawat.thufir at gmail.com
Sun Mar 18 01:57:19 UTC 2012

On Sun, 18 Mar 2012 00:17:28 +1000, Jared Norris wrote:

> I've used it in the past and it always seemed to do what I needed it to,
> simple yet effective. If you're looking at using it more regularly than
> just here and there you might find the following forum post useful -
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=992706

Hmm.  The PID for cpp seems to jump around.  Can I point cpulimit at the 
cpp binary with the -e flag?

100 9505k  100 9505k    0     0  65201      0  0:02:29  0:02:29 --:--:-- 
ruby-1.9.3-p125 - #extracting ruby-1.9.3-p125 to /home/thufir/.rvm/src/
ruby-1.9.3-p125 - #extracted to /home/thufir/.rvm/src/ruby-1.9.3-p125
ruby-1.9.3-p125 - #configuring 
ruby-1.9.3-p125 - #compiling 
Error running 'make ', please read /home/thufir/.rvm/log/ruby-1.9.3-p125/
There has been an error while running make. Halting the installation.
thufir at dur:~$ man cpulimit

Something like:  

sudo cpulimit -e cc1  -l 30



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