No more cpuspeed in F16

Rahul Sundaram metherid at
Sun Nov 13 18:54:06 UTC 2011

On 11/13/2011 07:07 PM, Benjamín Valero Espinosa wrote:
> First of all, excuse me because maybe this is not the right list to ask
> this. After a clean install of Fedora 16 I have found there is no
> 'cpuspeed' package anymore. Googling a little I have found an alpha version
> of the release notes [1] telling this package has become obsolete and
> replaced for cpupowerutils.

Fedora users list is the right list to ask since Fedora 16 isn't a test
release anymore.

> I used cpuspeed to slow down the processor if the temperature was very
> high, to prevent my old laptop to shut down, which happens when it is at
> 100% a lot of time, for example encoding a video. My problem is after
> reading documentation and googling a lot, I have not found a way to do the
> same with the new package. I hope anyone can help. Thank you.

Perhaps, you can file a bug report?  It seems there is a problem that
causes your system to overheat and unless you are already that it is a
hardware problem, it is better to get the problem fixed rather than
workaround it.


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