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Re: wrong estd value

On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 09:37:56PM +0000, Michael van Elst wrote:
> (Tom Spindler) writes:
> >I've previously suggested using the (BIOS-based) ACPI tables for
> >both getting the appropriate values and setting them, but people
> >didn't seem terribly enthusiastic about the idea.
> The ACPI tables may not give useful values. On some systems the
> only supported way is to use ACPI to switch the processor power
> states.

...and on some systems you don't even get that. E.g. my Dell laptop
doesn't have any processor objects.


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