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    SubjectRe: speedstep-centrino on dothan
    Date wrote:
    > Currently, the speedstep-centrino support has built-in frequency/voltage
    > pairs only for Banias CPUs. For Dothan CPUs, these tables are read from
    > BIOS ACPI.
    > But ACPI encoding may not be available or not reliable, so why shouldn't we
    > provide built-in tables for Dothan CPUs, too? Intel has released this
    > datasheet:
    > with frequency/voltage pairs for every version of Dothan CPUs.
    > Moreover, I checked on Pentium M 725 and Pentium M 715 that the lowest
    > frequency at which the CPU can be set safely is not the 600MHz given in
    > datasheets, but 400MHz instead, with VID#A, VID#B, VID#C and VID#D (see
    > datasheet for more details) set to 0.908V.
    > I can provide a patch, let me know.

    Slower is better, and not depending on ACPI for anything which can be
    gotten elsewhere is a good thing. Sounds like a good idea to me.

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