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

M. Warner Losh imp at
Tue Mar 18 18:04:53 PDT 2008

In message: <20080318065315.GR44676 at>
            Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at> writes:
: On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 01:17:15PM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
: >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 
: >very 
: >> >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?
: In general, I agree that powerd should be enabled but actually
: implementing this may have some adverse side-effects.  I know using
: acpi_throttle with powerd on my HP nx6125 causes it to wedge randomly.

/me too with the dv5000 that I have.


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