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SubjectRE: Linux SLOW on Compaq Armada 110 PIII Speedstep
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The Compaq Armada doesn't appear to have a BIOS setting for the power
settings.

I still don't get the fact that one kernel will run fast, while the rest do
the real SLOW thing.

Thanks,
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Daniel Harvey <daniel@amristar.com.au> Phone/Fax +61 8 9389 7844/33
Director, Amristar Pty Ltd; www.amristar.com.au Mobile +61 41 444 8136



> -----Original Message-----
> From: jgarzik@havoc.gtf.org [mailto:jgarzik@havoc.gtf.org]On Behalf Of
> Jeff Garzik
> Sent: Sunday, 1 July 2001 10:56 PM
> To: Daniel Harvey
> Cc: linux-laptop@mobilix.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: Linux SLOW on Compaq Armada 110 PIII Speedstep
>
>
> Daniel Harvey wrote:
> > [1.] Linux SLOW on Compaq Armada 110 PIII Speedstep
>
> Intel will not release docs for SpeedStep, so we cannot do anything
> about this except annoy Intel (or buy competing, documented processors).
>
> I have a Toshiba P-III laptop with SpeedStep. It was similarly slow
> until I got into the BIOS setup screen and cranked up the BIOS settings
> from "max saving" to "max performance."
>
> (BTW, most laptops -do- have a BIOS setup... it's just that many
> manufacturers hide the normal PC boot screen, where RAM is checked, IDE
> drives scanned, etc)
>
> --
> Jeff Garzik | The LSB is a bunch of crap.
> Building 1024 | E-mail for details.
> MandrakeSoft |
>

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