Subject: Re: powernow k8 problem
To: billk01 <>
From: IWAMOTO Toshihiro <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/13/2006 15:48:24
At Mon, 11 Dec 2006 22:36:46 -0500,
billk01 wrote:
> Thought I would reply to my own post in case somebody wants to read a 
> bit more and pass on some help.
> I have built and installed (using NetBSD4 beta2 for amd64 and 
> built a kernel with options POWERNOW_K8 and options POWERNOW_DEBUG.  
> Still no luck with powernow.  I tried with and without acpi. I have 
> attached my dmesg for the kernel with acpi.  Any help would be appreciated.

powernow_k8 code only reads BIOS tables, which is documented as
obsolete in the specification.  I guess your machine has a powernow
table only in ACPI.

IWAMOTO Toshihiro