EDGY-Kernel - CPU-Speed

Ben Collins ben.collins at ubuntu.com
Sun Nov 12 20:02:51 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-11-12 at 09:48 +0100, Oliver Kohl wrote:
> hi,
> I noticed the following problem:
> 1. The Box : 	Athlon 64 X2 5000 Processor, Kubuntu EDGY Final
> 		actual kernel
> when i call "cat /proc/cpuinfo it tells me that 2 CPUs are present and
> are running with 1000MHz
> but, they should run with 2500Mhz each. (at best)
> is there a feature/bug/option which causes that ??

It's called power savings. If your CPU's are inactive, it reduces the
cpu freq to save power. If you suddenly started doing a lot of active
things on the machine, it would kick it up as appropriate.

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