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Re: Pentium M info wanted-one more question



There is another applet in the gnome menu that you can use rather than
compiling one from source. I think it's called CPu Frequency Scaling.


On 2/21/06, akonstam trinity edu <akonstam trinity edu> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2006 at 08:27:38PM -0800, Peter Gordon wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-02-19 at 22:17 -0600, akonstam trinity edu wrote:
> > > I bought a Dell laptop that was supposed to have a 1.86GHz processor.
> > > But cat /proc/cpuinfo displays:
> > >
> > > processor       : 0
> > > vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
> > > cpu family      : 6
> > > model           : 13
> > > model name      : Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.86GHz
> > > stepping        : 8
> > > cpu MHz         : 798.060
> > > cache size      : 2048 KB
> > >
> > >
> > > Have I been lead astray?
> >
> > No. The model name is correct. It's very likely just the CPU/kernel
> > scaling the speed on an "as-needed" basis to save power. ("Intel
> > Enhanced SpeedStep Technology," I believe it's called.)
> Ok, I checked this out and indeed this is power saving feature. But
> one poster pointed out the applet in:
> emifreq-applet-0.18.tar.gz
>
> I can't get it to work. The INSTALL instructions said the applet would
> be installed in /usr/local/bin which it isn't, that there would be a
> man page produced, which there is not, so I am confused how to use
> this applet. Any advice?
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