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Re: coppermine (piii) cpufreq on toshiba satellite 2800-s202

Javier Vasquez wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been trying to enable throttling (cpufreq) on a coppermine
> (pentium iii) stepping 6, but I haven't had success.  This is under a
> toshiba satellite 2800-s202.
> I've compiled kernel even selecting the option relaxed check (of
> course specifying right processor and such).  This processor
> corresponds to the speedstep-smi module, and I've even tried all
> suggestions under:
> http://powersave.sourceforge.net/powersave/Cpufreq.html
> and their combinations.  I've also tried enabling modules toshiba and
> toshiba_acpi, but that doesn't seem to help on the task.
> Has anyone faced this before?  Does anyone have suggestion on how to
> proceed?  I can't provide the .config file right now, but later when
> getting back home I would if required...  One thing is that I'm
> compiling the power stuff as modules, so I can install/uninstall them
> as required for trials, I don't think that's a problem, but maybe
> having them embedded in the kernel core helps, I don't know...
> Thanks,

AFAIK that processor doesn't support Dynamic CPU Speed Scaling.

Ritesh Raj Sarraf
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