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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] CPUFREQ: Mark e_powersaver driver as EXPERIMENTAL and DANGEROUS
    On Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 06:29:36PM +0800, Harald Welte wrote:
    > The e_powersaver driver for VIA's C7 CPU's needs to be marked as
    > DANGEROUS as it configures the CPU to power states that are out
    > of specification.
    > According to Centaur, all systems with C7 and Nano CPU's support
    > the ACPI p-state method. Thus, the acpi-cpufreq driver should
    > be used instead.

    Do we know if vendors are actually shipping with the appropriate BIOS
    tables? The number of people using e_powersaver seems to be suspiciously
    large, though perhaps that's just because the help text implied it was
    the right choice for C7.

    Matthew Garrett |

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