x86_64 rawhide: No CPU frequency scaling anymore?

Horst H. von Brand vonbrand at inf.utfsm.cl
Fri Nov 26 13:16:49 UTC 2010


Petr Sabata <psabata at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 09:53:21AM -0300, Horst H. von Brand wrote:
> > After yesterday's updates, on login to Gnome a error message shows up
> > saying that "CPU Frequency scaling is unsupported", and claims either
> > misconfiguration or just isn't supported. It used to word fine before
> > that. In /var/log/messages nothing shows up.
> > 
> > Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5670 at 1.80GHz, stepping 13.
> > 
> > I tried my older kernels (kernel-2.6.36-2.fc15.x86_64,
> > kernel-2.6.36-4.fc15.x86_64, kernel-2.6.36-5.fc15.x86_64 here) and
> > downgraded gnome-settings daemon (only thing that looked remotely relevant
> > in the updates), no changes.
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> Do you have cpufreq drivers and governors loaded?
> What does cpufreq-info say?

It used to say there was none; after updating gnome-settings-daemon to 
2.91.4-1.fc15.x86_64 (which prevented Gnome fromn starting) and
downgrading back to  2.91.3-1.fc15.x86_64 it works (?!).


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