Ubuntu 7.10 PowerNow! issue with future AMD processors

Phillip Lougher phillip at lougher.demon.co.uk
Tue Nov 27 22:46:43 UTC 2007

Langsdorf, Mark wrote:

> An updated version of the patch is included in the 
> 2.6.23-rc3 kernel and should support all future AMD
> processors, but it's a fairly large patch.  The
> patch I intend to to submit is much smaller (~10 lines)
> but only supports family 0x11 and earlier processors.
> I'll submit the small patch for inclusion in 7.10,
> and let Hardy take the larger patch for free.

Ubuntu intends to support 7.10 until 2009.  Will the small patch be 
adequate for this timeframe?  It would be preferable to do all the 
necessary patching now rather than needing a second patch later.


Phillip Lougher

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