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Re: Debian on the Desktop - plans for Lenny?

On Wed, 2007-08-08 at 11:20 -0400, Tim Hull wrote:
>                 We already have this on the desktop, from what I can
>                 see (there is evidence of a
>                 scaling-module-loading-thingummy running on boot) 
> Yes, it loads, but the default scaling governor is set to "userspace".
> As powernowd isn't included in the desktop task, this effectly means
> no CPU scaling by default.

laptop-mode sets the CPU frequency, but it only switches based on
whether you have AC power, not based on how busy the CPU is.  "ondemand"
would be more useful.  I don't know whether the correct scaling driver
is loaded automatically; I fear not.  This might be a job for discover.


Ben Hutchings
Any smoothly functioning technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo.

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