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Re: Changing processor speeds

On Sun, 11 Jun 2000, Benjamin Tyger Sunshine-Hill wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have a Toshiba Libretto 70CT that I use a fair amount for MP3s. I've
> noticed over the last couple of months that after some suspend/resume
> cycles, the processor will go slower, causing the player to skip. BogoMIPS
> confirms this; the rating is either 158 or 238; if I'm inferring things
> correctly, that means a drop from 120mhz to 80mhz. Another suspend/resume
> cycle usually fixes things. I've noted the problem ever since trying to
> use TuxTime a couple of months back. For the curious: 
> Linux 2.2.13/i586
> APM BIOS 1.2 (kernel driver 1.9)
> Nothing else really seems topical. AFAICT, the system doesn't care about
> the speed change.
I used to have this problem after a resume.  Surprisingly it was fixed by
changing a BIOS option or two.  On my laptop I had to turn off 'CPU Idle'
calls in the *BIOS* and also (probably due to a dodgy Pheonix BIOS) had to
turn off 'PnP OS'.  This solved my problems and so far (touch wood) I have
had no further slow downs......YAY!


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