[TEST/REVIEW] CPU accounting patches

Mike Jakubik mikej at rogers.com
Fri Jan 27 01:03:14 PST 2006

Brian Candler wrote:
> I guess this is OK, *if* you trust the power management system to do its job
> properly. Unfortunately I have very bad experiences of such things. In many
> cases I've ended up turning off power management completely and locking
> everything at max clock speed. Mind you, if I do that, anything you do with
> scaling factors isn't going to affect me, so actually I don't really care.
> I'll shut up now :-)

Let's not forget, FreeBSD is really a server OS. Who in their right mind 
uses power saving features on a server? It sounds nice in theory, but 
doesn't work as well.

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