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CPU Frequency Throttling

Postby Tex-Twil on Sun Mar 30, 2008 7:55 am

Hello,
I'd like to adjust the CPU frequency of my laptop if I'm running on the battery. I read this wiki entry :
http://www.linuxmint.com/wiki/index.php ... Throttling

however i don't know what "your-cpu-chipset" value should I use. I have a VAIO laptop with a Intel Core 2 Duo CPU @ 1.83Ghz.

Thanks for your help,
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Re: CPU Frequency Throttling

Postby sundayrefugee on Sun Mar 30, 2008 9:02 am

The last time I checked, it was centrino.

But, have you tried Kpowersave, and it's not working?
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Re: CPU Frequency Throttling

Postby Tex-Twil on Sun Mar 30, 2008 10:27 am

Kpower save show that my cpu is at 100% even if Im in the powersave mode.

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Re: CPU Frequency Throttling

Postby Tex-Twil on Mon Mar 31, 2008 5:35 am

sundayrefugee wrote:The last time I checked, it was centrino.

This doesn't work.

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Re: CPU Frequency Throttling

Postby Tex-Twil on Sun Apr 13, 2008 5:59 am

A little up :)
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Re: CPU Frequency Throttling

Postby Tex-Twil on Tue Apr 15, 2008 5:12 pm

Ok the missing link was "acpi" :) I have this in my /etc/modprob:

Code: Select all
acpi
cpufreq_ondemand
cpufreq_userspace
cpufreq_powersave
cpufreq_performance


and it seems to work.
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