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

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Mon Mar 17 11:59:26 PDT 2008

In message <200803171317.15812.jhb at>, John Baldwin writes:
>On Monday 17 March 2008 12:53:46 pm Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> >You have servers that default to half-speed when not on battery?  That is 
>> >odd, but you can just run powerd [...]
>> Yes, but you need to know that you should run powerd in the first place.
>Err, I would just always run it.  You are now saying that laptops have to run 
>powerd to avoid full-speed CPUs on boot (even though the BIOS throttles it 
>down for you) but you can't run powerd on the server?

We don't enable powerd by default, as Robert said, maybe we should.

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