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RE: cpuspeed



-----Original Message-----
From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com]
On Behalf Of Satish Balay
Sent: Sunday, October 03, 2004 2:26 PM
To: For users of Fedora Core releases
Subject: Re: cpuspeed



On Sun, 3 Oct 2004, Thomas E. Dukes wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> I noticed I have this utility set to run on startup.  Only thing it 
> won't start.  If I try to run it from the command line, I get an error 
> that it could not open file for writing:
> /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor
> 
> I guess this was installed by FC 2 as I did not notice it in RH 9.
> 
> I tried to create the file as root, but it would not let me.
> 
> What exactly does cpuspeed do?  Is it a good utility to use, etc?

Do you have a laptop with a mobile cpu that supports
intel-speedstep/amd-pownernow?

If so, you'll notice cpuspeed will control the frequency scaling as
supported by the above in hardware. (primarily for ehancing battery
life)

Guess I don't need this one.  I'm not using a laptop.

Thanks


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