cvs commit: src/sys/i386/cpufreq est.c

John Baldwin jhb at
Mon Mar 17 06:55:31 PDT 2008

On Monday 17 March 2008 05:01:43 am Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> phk         2008-03-17 09:01:43 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/i386/cpufreq     est.c
>   Log:
>   Increase time we wait for things to settle to 1 millisecond,
>   10 microseconds is too short.
>   Always set the cpu to the highest frequency so that we get through
>   boot and don't handicap cpus where powerd(8) is not used.

Hmm, I actually consider this a feature when I'm not running powerd to use 
less battery.  I think we should only bump up the CPU on battery power when 
using powerd so that it can be lowered again to save battery power when the 
CPU is idle.

John Baldwin

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