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Re: CPU scaling problems

At Thu, 15 Nov 2012 19:40:07 -0200,
Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Nov 2012, Francesco Mazzoli wrote:
> > At Thu, 15 Nov 2012 18:17:18 -0200,
> > Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > > That said, Linux coordinates with the platform through ACPI.  If the BIOS is
> > > tuned for maximum battery life, it will interfere with Linux cpufreq.
> > 
> > This is a good hint - there is something in the BIOS as I mentioned.  So you are
> > saying that I should disable any power saving mechanism from the bios, and let
> > the kernel/userland cpufreq software do their thing?  Are there any links with
> > more information regarding this?
> You should test.  Typically, when I want the OS to be in full control, I set
> everything to maximum performance.

Thanks, I will (I CCed back to the list, I used the gmane newsgroup to post the
message and it wasn't in the CC list).


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