Re: [PATCH][2.5.35] CPU frequency and voltage scaling (0/5)

From: Padraig Brady (
Date: Tue Sep 17 2002 - 05:43:00 EST

Dominik Brodowski wrote:
> Hi Linus, hpa, lkml,
> The following patches add CPU frequency and volatage scaling
> support (Intel SpeedStep, AMD PowerNow, etc.) to kernel 2.5.35.
> As was discussed last time, the cpufreq patches have been reworked to use a
> policy-based approach now. A cpufreq policy consists of four values:
> cpu - the affected CPU nr., or CPUFREQ_ALL_CPUS for all cpus
> min - minimum frequency in kHz
> max - maximum frequency in kHz

This is much better, but I preferred Dave Jones' suggestion of
supporting stackable policies as I can see no end to them:
max_cpu_temp, temp_hysteresis, favor_fast_{fsb,multiplier}, ...


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