>> i've got a asus aj8s (intel duo t7200) notebook with debian etch
>> (2.6.18-4). apparantly kernels from 17-19 dont work with cpufreq. is
>> their a fix or at least a other way of reducing the processor speed?
> The recommended approach to CPU frequency management for all modern
> Intel processors, according to 'powertop', seems to be to use the
> 'ondemand' governor.
> echo "ondemand" > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor
> Apparently for AMD processors the "conservative" governor is slightly
Indeed. You may also want to install a kernel version 2.6.21 or newer since
it seems to be significantly more power-efficient.
Debian has a prebuilt 2.6.21 package available (which I use).
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