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SubjectRe: The ondemand CPUFreq code -- I hope the functionality stays
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On Thursday 27 July 2006 21:10, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 27, 2006 at 09:04:23PM -0400, Patrick McFarland wrote:
> > I think you've gotten confused. Ondemand is a horrible governor that
> > only flips between two cpu frequencies, the lowest and the highest.
>
> That isn't true. I just double checked, and saw my core-duo changing
> between all 4 states it offers.

This may have been fixed then.

> > Use the Conservative governor instead.
>
> This governor is based on the same code as on-demand with some subtle
> tweaks to make it not change the frequency as often. If anything *this*
> one should be less 'active' for you than ondemand.

This used to be not true at all. Go back in the LKML archives about a year or
so.

> What driver are you using ?

K7.

> Dave

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