/etc/rc.d/powerd vs. lack of OID dev.cpu.0.freq
bruce at cran.org.uk
Thu Mar 17 16:31:13 UTC 2011
On Thu, 17 Mar 2011 13:46:01 +0000
Bruce Cran <bruce at cran.org.uk> wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Mar 2011 14:41:35 +0200
> Andriy Gapon <avg at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > The OID in question should be provided by cpufreq driver.
> > You should be looking at dmesg and other kernel-related things to
> > find out what changed on that level.
> The OID does exist - "sysctl -d dev.cpu.0.freq" works - it's just that
> querying the value always fails unless EST is enabled.
So it's been pointed out to me that EST is the only backend on core i7
so by disabling EST there's no way to query/change frequencies - hence
the sysctl doesn't work.
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