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Bug#265700: marked as done (powernowd: Does not scale voltage)



Your message dated Wed, 21 Nov 2012 16:23:13 +0000
with message-id <E1TbD4z-0002Rs-HV@franck.debian.org>
and subject line Bug#602052: Removed package(s) from unstable
has caused the Debian Bug report #265700,
regarding powernowd: Does not scale voltage
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Package: powernowd
Version: 0.90-2
Severity: normal

The README and the man page both state that powernowd scales voltage 
("Daemon to control the speed and voltage of CPUs"), which it does not
(regrettably).

The README.Debian says you need to mount sysfs in fstab (see below), 
but this isn't true for recent 2.6 kernels at least. Since 2.6.4 I've
been running with no such definition in fstab and /sys works fine.
I just installed 2.6.7 on a new machine and /sys got created automatically.

Thanks for the good work -- powernowd works great! Pity about the absence
of voltage scaling though.

Cheers,
David

Out of date information from README.Debian:

You also need to have the sysfs file system mounted, so that the daemon can
find the interface to the frequency scaling support in the kernel.  If that
isn't already done, mkdir /sys and add an entry to /etc/fstab that looks
something like this:

        sysfs /sys sysfs defaults 0 0 
	

-- System Information:
Debian Release: sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.6
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C

Versions of packages powernowd depends on:
ii  libc6                       2.3.2.ds1-13 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an

-- no debconf information


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Version: 1.00-2+rm

Dear submitter,

as the package powernowd has just been removed from the Debian archive
unstable we hereby close the associated bug reports.  We are sorry
that we couldn't deal with your issue properly.

For details on the removal, please see http://bugs.debian.org/602052

The version of this package that was in Debian prior to this removal
can still be found using http://snapshot.debian.org/.

This message was generated automatically; if you believe that there is
a problem with it please contact the archive administrators by mailing
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Ansgar Burchardt (the ftpmaster behind the curtain)

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