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Re: cpu scaling questions




fedora-test-list-bounces redhat com wrote on 10/02/2006 12:01:15 PM:

> On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 09:45:27AM -0400, Thomas J. Baker wrote:
>  >
>  > I've got two questions related to cpu scaling. On my laptop I've got a
>  > Core 2 Duo. Can the two cores scale frequencies independently?
>
> No. Think about it. You have a single package, with a single power
source.

Regardless...  I just ran KSysGuard, and had it plot the CPU frequency
for both halfs of my Core 2 Duo, and then ran 'find /' in one window.

What you see is that the clock on one CPU went up, and the other did not.

So based on that, I'd say yes... they can scale independently.



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