[cpufreq] powernow drivers

Jung-uk Kim jkim at niksun.com
Thu Mar 10 13:03:31 PST 2005

On Thursday 10 March 2005 03:34 pm, Nate Lawson wrote:
> Bruno Ducrot wrote:
> > The powernow stuff is nearly complete but need testings and more
> > cleanup, especially the 2 drivers shoud be merged.
> > I'm providing them right now at
> > http://www.poupinou.org/cpufreq/bsd/powernow.tar.gz
> > before the merge because I maybe offline for one or two weeks in
> > a few days.
> >
> > The powernow k6 is not finished, but mainly because I dont have
> > the hardware.  It would be fine though that I know for sure that
> > someone test it before I make it public, so if you have a cyrix
> > K6/II or III with powernow! capability and you want to test
> > please write me.
> Excellent, your work looks really nice.  Just a few comments:
> Please remove my name from the copyright.  You did all the work and
> I just provided suggestions.

You can remove mine too.  This driver doesn't look like acpi_cnq at 
all. ;-)

> Both drivers should just add a child called "powernow" instead of
> k*_powernow.  You can't have k7 and k8 powernow on the same system,
> right?  They can announce what hardware they are via
> device_set_desc() which it appears you're already doing.  Also,
> DRIVER_MODULE for them should not have "pn8" as the first arg.
> You can remove the check for a freq >= 0xffff.  I committed this to
> acpi_perf already.
> Have you tested the ACPI attachment for this?  Does it work ok? 
> I'm just curious because I don't have hw to test acpi-assisted
> probing.

I have and it works.

> It looks like these can be merged pretty easily.  Once you've done
> that, I'd like to import this driver.
> Thanks very much,

Thank you, both of you,

Jung-uk Kim

> -- 
> Nate

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