Subject: Re: AC adapter event
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.org>
From: Alan Barrett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/05/2004 15:57:50
On Mon, 03 May 2004, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> >On my laptop, connecting the AC adapter causes the speed to immediately
> >increase to the maximum. I have been unable to find the code that does
> >this, but I'd like to disable it.
> It's probably the BIOS on your system. Check the BIOS for settings
> that might control this. Are you using the ACPI code on your laptop?
> If not, then it's almost certainly the BIOS doing this "for" you.
The only vaguely-related BIOS setting is something like "Enable Speed
Step: yes/no". I am using ACPI.
It's no big deal; my load average monitor will crank the speed down again
over the course of a few minutes.
--apb (Alan Barrett)