Frequency scaling not working

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Thu Nov 22 21:32:06 UTC 2007

Aaron Konstam wrote:
> However, I see only the cpuspeeds (5 of them) displayed by:
> cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_available_frequencies
> So why are there 8 throttle settings? What setting would give me no
> throttling? It is a mystery.
You may want to read the documentation in Documentation/cpu-freq in
the kernel docs. It covers this. A lot of how you can set things
depends on the "governor" you select to control CPU speed. For your
use, you should probably select "performance".


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