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what processor driver should I use?

Posted on 2001-07-18
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We work with a Precision 420 with dual 1gig intel p3 processors and every once in a while when logging into a system or running various tasks unattended. I have a feeling the problem is with the automatic power management - which is turned off in windows and is not accessable in the pheniox bios. Therefore, I have a question about the drivers for the processor:
1. what is the difference between ACPI and MPC multiprocessor PC drivers?
2. when I'm logged in as admin, only one driver shows up in device manager but as a user, multiple drivers show.
3. any further ideas?
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What exactly is happening?  
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I think I'm basicly looking for a good description between the differences between the kernel drivers: ACPI vs. MPC.
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at least curiosity was expressed :)
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Then don't insult me with a "C".  I don't need the points and if you don't like an answer, delete the question and get a refund.

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