Re: Missing C-States on Core Duo
On Sun, Feb 04, 2007 at 04:25:32PM +0100, Evgeni Golov <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Feb 2007 16:19:01 +0100 Frank Ursel wrote:
> > On my laptop  shows a maximum of 8 c-states. But only 3 are in use.
> > Where are the others gone? The output of dmesg shows only three of
> > them, too. The max_cstate reports 8 so whats wrong with my system? As
> > far as I know, there should be at least a C4-state. Is there any
> > parameter, I need to pass through the kernel or is it a damn
> > limitation of my system or what else went wrong? The laptop is a
> > Fujitsu-Siemens S7110 and I'm using a brand new Etch.
> Unload the usb modules, and your lost C-states will reappear :(
> Damn USB.
USB modules may prevent processor to go to some C-states, but will not