Subject: Re: POWERNOW_K8 support
To: None <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 08/05/2006 23:09:31
On Sat, 5 Aug 2006 18:47:05 +0200
Juan RP <> wrote:

> Hi,
> Well, so looks like I have the code working on at least one machine
> (reported by Joerl Carnat).
> Could anyone please try:
> The patch used for this kernel:
> Reviews and comments are welcome, thanks.

I've added two common functions to detect/print AMD Power Management
features and call k8_powernow_init if FID/VID cpuids are detected, so it
should be safe now to test it on systems where those cpuid extflags are
not available.

New patch:

At least there are users running the code and it seem to work:

Elad's Efrat dmesg:
Joel Carnat's dmesg:

Please test!