No more cpuspeed in F16

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Sun Nov 13 19:29:21 UTC 2011

On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 1:37 PM, Benjamín Valero Espinosa
<benjavalero at> 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.
> 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.

I believe its now in kernel-tools and is called cpupower.


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