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SubjectRe: [PATCH][2.5.32] CPU frequency and voltage scaling (0/4)
On Wed, 28 Aug 2002, Cort Dougan wrote:

> My frustration comes from the fact that my CPU time is being stolen from me
> because of bad mechanical and software design. I'm not even notified of
> it. If there were some way for the OS to over-ride or even be notified of
> these events I'd have less of a problem with it. As it is now, poor
> system design is affecting OS design more and more.

The P4 processor does send a notification (interrupt), there is support
for this interrupt in newer kernels. I'm not sure about other processors.

Zwane

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