kern/173711: powerd kills ath on the Asus EeePC 1005HA

Rui Paulo rpaulo at FreeBSD.org
Mon Nov 19 06:10:00 UTC 2012


>Number:         173711
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       powerd kills ath on the Asus EeePC 1005HA
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
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>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Nov 19 06:10:00 UTC 2012
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>Originator:     Rui Paulo
>Release:        FreeBSD 9
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>Description:
When powerd is running the CPU can go to really low frequencies (like 500Mhz). On the Asus EeePC 1005HA this has the side effect of killing wireless: Atheros 9285. The only workaround is to limit powerd's lowest frequency.
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