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Re: too many deamons by default - F7 test 2 live cd



Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> On 19.03.2007 11:56, Oliver Falk wrote:
>> On 03/19/2007 11:51 AM, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>>> On 19.03.2007 11:05, Oliver Falk wrote:
>>>> On 03/19/2007 10:51 AM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>>>> Extra - cpuspeed.
>>>> This one makes sense on laptops, doesn't it?
>>> It makes also much sense on Desktops -- nearly all modern Desktop-CPUs
>>> and also a lot of Server-CPUs support some kind power-saving features.
>>> It IMHO would be wise to use them so save power and keeps systems cool
>>> (and quiet -- I don't want to hear people saying "my System is much
>>> louder when I use the Fedora Live-CD").
>> Yes, OK, but installing/starting cpuspeed on a computer that actually 
>> doesn't support it doesn't make sense. Right? :-)
> 
> Installing IMHO make sense, as people might install a CPU with
> power-saving capabilities later (or they simple enable it in the
> BIOS-Setup).
> 
> Stating the daemon by default IMHO makes sense, too, but it probably
> should be possible by the start script to quickly notice if cpufreq
> support is available and abort cleanly if not.

Everyone please kindly read the cpuspeed initscript before continuing to
hypothesize about it. It does indeed already look for necessary support,
and silently exits without doing a thing it its not present.

/me is the cpuspeed maintainer... :)

-- 
Jarod Wilson
jwilson redhat com


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