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

Kam Leo kam.leo at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 19:03:58 UTC 2007

On 6/5/07, Christian Burger <christian.burger at abtg.net> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, 2007-06-05 at 11:29 -0500, Christian Burger wrote:
> > > I also get a lot of ACPI "can't turn cooling device 'on'" messages
> > > in dmesg.
> >
> > I see something similar scroll by when I hibernate one of my desktop
> > PCs.  Does your motherboard have several FAN connectors, with some of
> > them unused?  Perhaps it's complaining about *one* of them not
> > indicating that a fan is spinning, when it doesn't really matter.
> >
> I would have to double check when I am at home, but I'm pretty sure it
> doesn't.  This is a SFF pc where every bit of available space is utilized,
> so I don't believe there are any unused connectors.  The messages in dmesg
> don't bother me as much as my cpu running at it's slowest speed.  Are there
> any kernel arguments I could pass to disable the monitoring?

Check to see if cpuspeed is installed. If it is you can disable/enable
the service from Gnome->System.>Administration->Server

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