[arch-general] [signoff] linux-3.0.6-2
pierre at archlinux.de
Sun Oct 9 02:38:24 EDT 2011
Am 09.10.2011 07:43, schrieb Tobias Powalowski:
>> Could you point me to some more info about this (I couldn't find any
>> bug reports)? I'm interested in following up on it so we can one day
>> move to ondemand by default. For what it's worth, fedora and opensuse
>> have been using ondemand for some time. Is it known why we are seeing
>> problems and they are not?
> Thats why I changed it, Thomas comes up with the concerns.
> You can always use cpufreq to change to whatever you need though.
> I have no issues with changing it again to ondemand or let it on
> Shall we vote about it?
It does not matter that much. The cpufreq modules are not loaded by
default. But that might change some day. On my old Opteron cpu I noticed
an increased response time when using the ondemand governor. On the
other hand I have seen cheap notebooks which will overheat easily if you
don't clock down the cpu most of the time. I think Thomas was concerned
about p4-clockmod. But this isn't a real clock scaling driver anyway; so
shouldn't be used with cpufreq.
In short: the user has to decide what is best for them.
Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre
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