powernowd and friends
davej at redhat.com
Wed Dec 10 13:35:49 UTC 2003
On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 07:42, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> The logical conclusion is that, modulating CPU speed *on demand*
> means nothing. No matter what speed you *think* your CPU is
> working on, your CPU is smart enough to consume enough power to
> complete the job.
Because you're running the ACPI code, *and* the cpufreq code.
ACPI will do load based adjustments itself on most laptops.
cpufreq should be looked on as an alternative if ACPI doesn't work
on a particular system due to broken AML tables.
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