[CentOS] cpuspeed problems with 5.2 and 2.6.18-92.1.18 kernel revision

Kai Schaetzl maillists at conactive.com
Tue Dec 16 23:31:53 UTC 2008

ArcosCom Linux User wrote on Tue, 16 Dec 2008 21:31:30 +0100 (CET):

> The laptop boots fine with the correct speed (usual speed), but when the
> init scripts run the service cpuspeed, the performance goes low: Only
> wants 800MHz!!

sounds pretty much like it's working as it should. It goes down went it 
doesn't need to run that fast. That's the normal on-demand governor. If 
you want to have full-speed all the time then stop the cpuspeed service, 
it will then use the performance governor.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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