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Re: Error inserting acpi_cpufreq no acpi_cpufreq in /lib/modules/2.6.18-1.2747.fc6/kernel/arch/i386/kernel/cpu/cpufreq

On Tue, Oct 10, 2006 at 04:08:12PM -0700, Antonio Olivares wrote:
 > When I start the machine, I get to see the message that there was an error inserting
 > acpi_cpufreq in /lib/modules/2.6.18-1.2747.fc6/kernel/arch/i386/kernel/cpu/cpufreq
 > It says that there is no acpi-cpufreq.ko, and I looked for it and it is there 
 > [olivares localhost cpufreq]$ cd ~
 > [olivares localhost ~]$ cd /lib/modules/2.6.18-1.2747.fc6/kernel/arch/i386/kernel/cpu/cpufreq
 > [olivares localhost cpufreq]$ ls
 > acpi-cpufreq.ko  p4-clockmod.ko
 > [olivares localhost cpufreq]$ 
 > Is this a bug?  

It's not saying the file is missing, it's claiming the hardware
can't support frequency scaling.  modprobe is being extremely
noisy for reasons I haven't figured out.

On a system which can't do scaling, the modprobe gets an -ENODEV,
and instead of silently exiting, it decides to flap its arms a bit.

I had silenced this at one point in the kernel by making it not 'fail'
when the hardware wasn't present. Unfortunatly this broke suspend/resume
for a considerable number of people.



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