Re: How does one control fans?
> > Thanks for sharing this. I'll definitely be using it. At the moment, I
> > could simply add
> > # modprobe acpi_cpufrq
> > at the start of the script for it to work, but I'd like to understand
> > what acpi_cpufreq is doing - Koen says it's a " cpufreq processor
> > driver", so that's where I'll start.
> I guess he means the driver saying which kind of cpu-frequency-scaling to use.
> E. g. I have an AMD Turion processor, so I use powernow_k8. I don't know
> which processor you have and which module corresponds to it.
I've now discovered
so I know the options.
I've tried most in the list - not the ones that are obviously
inappropriate, at least, obviously inappropriate by their name - and I'm
trying to discover how to uncover which is the best and why.
If this is written down anywhere, then I'd love to know.
mote:~/Desktop# cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 13
model name : Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.60GHz
stepping : 8
cpu MHz : 798.101
cache size : 2048 KB
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 2
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge
mca cmovpat clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss tm pbe nx est tm2
bogomips : 1598.38