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Re: FC5 Intel Core Duo only at 1GHz



On Fri, 2006-05-05 at 20:02 -0400, Peter Arremann wrote:
> On Friday 05 May 2006 19:49, Simon wrote:
> > Hi There,
> >
> > Im running FC5 on a Toshiba Tecra A6 with an Intel Core Duo T2300  @
> > 1.66GHz. But /proc/cpuinfo only shows the CPU(s) running at 1000Mhz...
> > Any ideas here?
> >
> > Simon
To see that it is really scaling run glxgears. The cpu speed should go
up immediately.
> 
> probably power management. Under light loads it automatically scales down your 
> cpu clock to preserve energy and make sure the noisy fan doesn't kick in. 
> 
> In /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq you will find some files about the cpu 
> frequency. cpuinfo_max_freq should be the 1.66 Ghz. You can change the 
> governer in scaling_governor (just echo performance > scaling_governor) so 
> change the content. You can also play with the cpuspeed daemon 
> (/etc/cpuspeed.conf) to change the settings.
> 
> Peter.
> 
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