cpuspeed issue, present in Fedora Core 6 and in Fedora 7

Jim Cornette fc-cornette at insight.rr.com
Tue Jun 5 22:06:32 UTC 2007

Christian Burger wrote:
> This issue has been plaguing me for a while.  I have an AMD x2 4400+ that
> keeps throttling down to it's slowest speed: 1000Mhz.  No matter the load or
> cpuspeed settings she will not throttle any higher.  After a complete power
> down and startup the speed will be at 2200Mhz but only for a seemingly
> random amount of time.  It's a Shuttle system SN95G5v3 with nforce3 250
> chipset.  I also get a lot of ACPI "can't turn cooling device 'on'" messages
> in dmesg.  I've googled for months now and can't find anything of relevance.
> Any suggestions?  

If you left click while hovered over the applet, you should get a 
performance checkbox to show. Would this make any improvement for your 
usage. Mine maxes out at 1.52 GHz but usually stays at 530 MHz, its 
slowest speed. I like it at its low speed for my purposes.


More information about the fedora-list mailing list