CPU frequency scaling monitor applet

Brian Gaynor briang at pmccorp.com
Tue Jun 27 15:34:13 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-27 at 17:21 +0200, Mitja Mihelic wrote:
> Yes, it would seem I have forgotten to fill you in on the whole story. I 
> apologise.
> What I meant was:
> I am running FC5 (last updated a week ago) on an intel centrino based 
> notebook.
> The applet version is 2.4.12.
> I have read all the available help on the applet, but the applet itself 
> does not seem to work the way I expect it to.
> I (left)click on it, selecet Governors, select performance. And nothing 
> happens.
> When I slide the mouse pointer over the applet it displays, that the 
> userspace governor is the currently active one.
> When I try to set the CPUspeed to something it does not always obey, but 
> when it does, it's only for a short time.
> I simply can't get it do what I want.
> So my question is: Is this how it is supposed to (mis)behave or am I 
> missing some little detail.

Is your BIOS also set to try and manage CPU power/performance?

Brian Gaynor
FC4/Linux on DELL Inspiron 5160 3.0Ghz 
canis 08:33:22 up 5 min, 1 
user, load average: 0.34, 0.60, 

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