[LAU] Linux-audio-user Digest, Vol 55, Issue 12

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Fri Sep 16 16:28:56 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-09-13 at 12:00 +0000,
linux-audio-user-request at lists.linuxaudio.org wrote:
> Message: 17
> Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 05:02:47 +0100 (CET)
> From: Julien Claassen <julien at c-lab.de>
> Subject: Re: [LAU] cpufreqd and no effect?
> To: linux-audio-user <linux-audio-user at lists.linuxaudio.org>
> Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1111110454470.27859 at britney.spears.net>
> Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; format=flowed; charset=US-ASCII
> Hello everyone!
>    Soory to harp on about it. But now cpufreqd is running and says,
> that it 
> loaded the extra module powernow-k8 and it runs, ps -ax shows that.
> But I have 
> no effect. /proc/cpuinfo always says 3000.0mHz. Find below my
> cpufreqd.conf, 
> only special thing I did was to change the program based scheduling.
> Here's 
> lsmod output:
> # lsmod
> Module                  Size  Used by cpufreq_userspace       1488  0 
> cpufreq_conservative     7644  0 cpufreq_powersave        618  0
>    Kernel version is 2.6.38 (self-compiled)
> Distro: Debian (Squeeze)
>    So what have I done wrong? I want my normal system to run at
> 800.0mHz, I 
> know, that it can do it, it did before cpufreqd started working. I
> only 
> want/need the full power, when heavy sound processing is in work.
> Where did I 
> behave foolishly here?
>    Warmly yours
>              Julien
> *** /etc/cpufreqd.conf

I don't have got that file for my Debian. I'm in a hurry now, I'll read
the following LAU Digest and if needed I'll reply to this topic within
the next days. If your 3.1GHz CPU did run with 0.8GHz, freq scaling
already was running.

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