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

On Tuesday 13 February 2007, Javier Vasquez wrote:
> I admit I'm not knowledgeable enough in the topic, but on windows the
> processor can go from high freq to low freq under battery mode.  Also
> the bios has an option to keep the freq high, low or dynamically set.
> I chose by bios to be dynamically set of course.  So I'm kind of
> perplex about your comment.  Also I read from the kernel itself that
> speedstep-smi supports coppermine cpus with the chipset I have, but of
> course it hadn't worked yet since I'm mailing...

AFAIK Intel's Speedstep Technology in only implemented in the Mobile family of 
processors from Intel. I really don't know what family the coppermine cpu 
falls under.

> How did you confirm this cpu doesn't support throttling?

Check for the "est" cpu flag in /proc/cpuinfo. If available, your processor 
supports the Speedstep Technology.

Ritesh Raj Sarraf
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"Necessity is the mother of invention."
"Stealing logic from one person is plagiarism, stealing from many is 
"The great are those who achieve the impossible, the petty are those who 
cannot - rrs"

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