[Mageia-discuss] Cpufreq management

Pierre Jarillon jarillon at abul.org
Thu Jan 12 00:46:28 CET 2012

Le mardi 10 janvier 2012 16:39:06, Antoine Pitrou a écrit :

> You shouldn't need a permanent daemon, since this is all handled by 
> the kernel.
> Also, by default the "ondemand" governor seems to be enabled, which is
> what you want (it conserves power when no demanding task is running).

Good explanation, thaks.

> > A question:  Why is there cpufreq and cpufreqd? 
> AFAIU, cpufreqd is obsolete. The kernel is able to change power state
> depending on load without the help of an user-space daemon.

Well. This should be written in the package description of cpufreqd.
If it is obsolete, why is is in the distro with a kernel 3.2?

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