hwpstate0 set frequency err 6
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Thu Jun 14 18:22:32 UTC 2012
In freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 419, Issue 9, Message: 2
On Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:33:49 -0400
Lynn Steven Killingsworth <blue.seahorse.syndicate at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is the fourth time I have installed FreeBSD while learning the in's and
> out's. I have a new mainboard this time (ASUS M5A97 EVO + AMD FX 8120.)
> I have set up dual booting because of a few legacy apps. When the boot of
> OS gets to the login prompt I begin to get the error message 'hwpstate0 set
> frequency err 6'
> During installation my super-workstation started to run as though it were
> getting the absolutely maximum stress test. The fans on my new Corsair H80
> started to whine as well. The 'stress test' effect starts the three next
> times I have booted so I am not booting into FreeBSD at the moment.
> Any advice?
Only that it seems perhaps similar or related to some threads in May on
freebsd-stable@ subject: "[stable 9] broken hwpstate calls" that may or
may not have yet resulted in a patch you could try.
Thread continues in June, as a perhaps more general p-state discussion.
> Thanks Lynn Steven Killingsworth
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