We suck in power management ...

Joe Talbott josepht at cstone.net
Tue Apr 29 07:47:44 PDT 2008

On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 01:25:02PM +0300, Hasso Tepper wrote:
> ... at least on modern machines. And because I'm having a problems with my 
> laptop temperature while doing heavy compiling work, I started to look at 
> it from start.
> Cx states are not detected at all on Core 2 CPU's at least in SMP case. I 
> think that I know the reason, but before I start hacking on it ...
> "ACPI idle hook not yet supported for SMP." What's the reason? what needs 
> to be done? etc

In addition we should really bring in NetBSD's est code.  I have heat
issues with an older laptop (read non-Core 2) that are mitigated by
lowering the frequency for prolonged CPU intensive operations.  I
started working on bringing this in for support on my Core 2 laptop
but am in the middle of final exams.


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