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Re: Unable to dynamically set CPU frequency
On 2013-06-01, at 13:52, Tim R <therealclicksy%yahoo.com@localhost> wrote:
> On 2013-05-31, Dave B <spam%y2013.dberg.net@localhost> wrote:
>> Hmm. Absence of "est" under machdep sure sounds like it means
>> the kernel didn't recognize Enhanced Speed Step on the chip...
>> Can you change something in your kernel config of which you'd
>> then see evidence on a subsequent reboot--to be absolutely positive
>> you're getting the kernel with the relevant config? E.g.: comment
>> out something benign in the config (maybe the sound drivers?) and
>> look for them to disappear from dmesg's output?
> Just doubled checked and I am positive I'm booting with the correct
> kernel. Not sure what to look for now. Is there some bios options I
> could look at?
I had an HP Omnibook may years ago that would overheat when ACPI was enabled.
Apparently, HP leaves all thermal management to the OS when ACPI is used. As a
workaround you could try to disable ACPI with "boot -2" (it looks like this
works even though the boot mans page states that it is for i386 only).
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