laptop slowdown when unplugged
lonewolff at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 10:38:21 UTC 2004
there is also a know bug where when changing power source kacpid can
take up huge amounts 80-100% of the cpu time.
On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 14:49:31 +0800, Ow Mun Heng <ow.mun.heng at wdc.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-09-21 at 11:10, Trevor Smith wrote:
> > I find my laptop slooooooooooows down when the power cable is unplugged.
> That should be the cause of the slowdown in processor speed. In Intel
> it's called Speedstep.
> eg: in my centrino, on AC power, 1.4Ghz, when on Batt - 600Mhz.
> > Simple graphical redraws take sluggish amounts of time. This goes away
> > immediately when I plug the power back in. It seems to be 100% reproducible.
> > Is it a KDE thing or a linux thing? Is there some configuration item
> > somewhere that I can use to prevent the cpu from slowing down or whatever is
> > happening?
> > --
> > Trevor Smith // trevor at haligonian.com
> Ow Mun Heng
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