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Re: CPU frequency scaling with stock debian kernel

On Fri, Oct 28, 2005 at 09:04:38AM -0400, Tamas K Papp wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently replaced my custom kernel (which had a userspace governor)
> with the standard debian one, linux-image-2.6.12-1-powerpc (ver
> 2.6.12-10).  Now the CPU runs at full frequency (1.33 GHz) all the
> time.

2.6.14-1 was uploaded today to unstable, and we hope it gets out of NEW before
dinstall today, so should be in the archive in 7 hours or so.

> % cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_available_governors
> performance
> How can I get ondemand without compiling the kernel?

You need to load the corresponding modules, and install some user daemon to do
the scaling for you. I have not the details in head right now, but it is
definitively possible.


Sven Luther

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