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SubjectRe: Laptops with SpeedStep technology.
Hi,

> Recently I got myself a Dell Inspiron 8200 with a Intel P4 Mobile wich has
> SpeedStep technology. With power plugged in, this processor runs at 1.6
> GHz and with battery only, 1.2 GHz. However I've found that the
> /proc/cpuinfo doesn't show this and I was wondering if there were some
> patches lying around before I began to look at this on my own.

Depending on the chipset, cpufreq for 2.5. ( http://www.brodo.de/cpufreq/ )
should show the correct value in /proc/cpuinfo _and_ offer you the chance to
control the processor speed. For 2.4., the functionality is offered, but
/proc/cpuinfo stays the same (yet).

Dominik
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