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Re: Speedstep problem: empty /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0

Monday, July 4, 2005, 10:52:07 PM, Richard wrote:

RL> I am running a custom 2.6.8 kernel on a Dell Inspiron 5000e, Pentium
RL> III (Coppermine) processor.

RL> My problem is that the
RL> /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0 directory is empty, which causes problems
RL> when I try to run cpufreqd. I think this is just becase the speedstep
RL> driver isn't loaded,

It is.

RL> but when I try to modprobe any of the speedstep
RL> drivers in the modules directory it complains:
RL> % sudo modprobe speedstep-centrino
RL> FATAL: Error inserting speedstep_centrino
RL> (/lib/modules/
RL> No such device

And this is because the speedstep-centrino module is reserved for the
truly cool cpu's like the Pentium-M (centrino).
For the Pentium III (Coppermine) you need the speedstep-ich module.

Best regards,
 H Buurman

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