No more cpuspeed in F16

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Thu Nov 17 20:37:09 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-11-17 at 12:06 +0100, drago01 wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 9:15 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2011-11-14 at 00:24 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >
> >> 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.
> >
> > Well, some systems are just badly designed and won't run at full power
> > for extended periods without overheating. I had a laptop like that once.
> > My 'workaround' was to buy a cooling pad.
> Wouldn't it be a better fix to get to the vendor (assuming it is still
> under warranty) and demand either the money back or a fix?
> I doubt it takes that long to discover such issues so I don't get why
> people end up having such devices for a longer period of time.

The vendor just tells you 'consumer laptops aren't designed to use full
CPU power for extended periods'. I've tried.
Adam Williamson
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