cpufreq related RELENG_5 regression?

Emanuel Strobl emanuel.strobl at gmx.net
Wed Mar 23 18:36:17 PST 2005

Am Mittwoch, 23. März 2005 23:37 schrieb Danny Howard:
> Christian Brueffer wrote:
> [...]
> >When I try to transfer a file from outside the LAN to box C, which
> >resides inside the LAN, the movie on box B starts to stagger.
> [...]
> >Can anyone confirm this?
> Anecdotally . . . I upgraded my Pentium-M laptop on Monday or Tuesday to
> the latest ... I have since noted:
> - It seems to run cooler under load.  (Peaks at 140F instead of 145F)

Lower temperatures with the same (full) load indicate that the cpu has idle 
cycles. Which explains the jerks and staggers...

Not really an improvement IMHO, but I don't understand the code, only some 
hardware basics.


> - Watching TV occasionally has jerks, where the video will briefly lag,
> where it has not had jerks before.
> It SEEMS like maybe the system is running a touch more conservatively.
> But, the difference is such that, aside from occasionally jerky video, I
> don't really notice.
> -danny
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