Subject: Re: RFC: est.c driver synced with OpenBSD.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Juan RP <email@example.com>
Date: 08/29/2006 14:14:09
On Tue, 29 Aug 2006 22:03:50 +1000
Simon Burge <simonb@NetBSD.org> wrote:
> Juan RP wrote:
> > Without knowing the tables will be difficult to support by this driver. AFAIK
> > the only way to know is to use ACPI and evaluate _PSS/_PST.
> > I googled about Core Duo processors but couldn't find anything useful
> > for the driver...
> With your updated patch from
> I now see:
> cpu0: Enhanced SpeedStep (1404 mV) cpu0: unknown Enhanced SpeedStep CPU.
> cpu0: using only highest and lowest power states.
> 1833 MHz
> cpu0: Enhanced SpeedStep frequencies available (MHz): 1833 1000
I just fixed the printfs to appear in the correct order... patch updated.
> and sysctl says:
> machdep.est.frequency.target = 1000
> machdep.est.frequency.current = 1000
> machdep.est.frequency.available = 1833 1000
> It defaulted to 1830 MHz, and I've since changed it 1000 MHz. The
> lmbench "mhz" program says the frequencies appear to be correct.
Anybody could please review it before committing? at least this version
of est.c will detect the highest and lowest frequency in CPUs that we
don't know the table and will work in more CPUs than before.