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    SubjectRe: bug? acpi p-state + ondemand keeps dropping max freq
    On Sat, 7 Jun 2008 23:39:18 +0200
    Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz> wrote:

    > > # echo 1866000 > scaling_max_freq ; cat scaling_max_freq
    > > 800000
    > > # echo 1866000 > scaling_max_freq ; cat scaling_max_freq
    > > 800000
    > >
    > >
    > > This renders my Dothan to utterly poor speeds. (standard T43)
    > >
    > > performance cpufreq governor makes no difference - I still can't
    > > change the frequency upper/lower values.
    >
    > Hmm, I have similar problem in Novell bugzilla, on very different hw:
    >
    > https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=396311
    >
    > Pavel
    >


    are either of you running gnome-power-manager or kpowersaved ?
    sometimes these programs (and more likely, the patches added by a
    distro maintainer who doesn't fully realize how power works) tend to
    muck with kernel settings around CPU frequency that they have
    absolutely no business touching...


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