Re: iBook 800Mhz G3 fan on a lot
[ Seems I replied to the wrong person - sorry ]
> >> I've installed it, but it appears to require power management daemons
> >> that conflict with pmud, such as apmd. Is pmud not the recommended
> >power> management utility for Mac laptops?
> >Sure is, please file a bug report to make it depend on either pmud,
> >pbbuttonsd or apmd (we seem to need a virtual package powermgmt-daemon
> No cpufreqd does not depend on neither pmud, apmd or pbbuttond,
> it only uses kernel interfaces : either /proc/apm, /proc/pmu,
> /proc/acpi or sysfs equivalent.
> I already repied this to Rory offlist :
> pradalie@ceruse:~$ apt-cache depends cpufreqd
> Depends: debconf
> Depends: libc6
> Moreover I looked at the code while tracking a missing fclose, and the
> only stuff needed by cpufreqd is /dev/pmu, but not at all pmud.
> cpufreqd speaks directly to the kernel.
OK, that makes sense. Perhaps cpufreqd should properly detect which sort
of hardware it in installed on during postinst (since /dev/apm is present
on PowerPC this might be just a case of reversed probe order; probing for
/dev/pmu before /dev/apm should sort this out).