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Re: cpu running half speed on FC2



Warren Togami wrote:
> My 1.6GHz Pentium M based IBM Thinkpad T41 runs at the minimum 600MHz
> most of the time because the processor is mostly idle. The cpuspeed
> service monitors CPU usage, and kicks it up to the higher levels if it
> is needed. If I am building something large on my laptop, cpuspeed
> kicks it up to 1.6GHz. My battery gets eaten much faster, temperatures
> rise, and the fan blows at full speed.
>
> If you really don't want cpuspeed to manage your processor, you can
> disable it with:
> service cpuspeed stop
> chkconfig cpuspeed off
>
> cat /proc/cpuinfo
> Use this to verify your current speed and processor features.

Is this true regardless of whether you are running on battery or plugged-in?

(the T41 is a slick laptop, btw)

Thanks,
Steven Garrity



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