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

On Wednesday 14 February 2007, Javier Vasquez wrote:
> The est flag doesn't show up in /proc/cpuinfo, and
> /proc/acpi/processor/CPU0/info indicates no throttling suppor, but I
> though that indicates the kernel doesn't support throttling for this
> cpu, which doesn't imply the cpu doesn't support it.  Again I don't
> understan how come under windows the basic speedstep function works
> (only 2 frequences suportted), and the bios support dynamically
> setting of the frequency, if the cpu doesn't really support any of
> that...
> Any ways, I can accept reality, :(...

Blame Intel for that.

The specs aren't really put for this particular processor. Now the reason why 
it isn't available is not known, probably a marketing reason.

There was a patch long back on lkml to print a message in dmesg when this cpu 
was seen, to show that the kernel doesn't support Speedstep on this 

I don't know the current state. Probably it won't be implemented.

Ritesh Raj Sarraf
RESEARCHUT - http://www.researchut.com
"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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