powernowd vs. ondemand governor

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Tue Feb 17 18:40:17 GMT 2009

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 06:35:04PM +0000, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-02-17 at 18:05 +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > Not really, no. Knowing whether acpi-cpufreq can bind requires 
> > evaluating certain ACPI methods, and once you've evaluated those the 
> > firmware will (on some systems) make assumptions about the level of OS 
> > support.
> > 
> This is the key one though, if I'm reading things right?  There may be a
> more specific module, and acpi-cpufreq is a fallback we should try last?

No, acpi-cpufreq should be preferred over any hardware specific drivers 
at this point. This wasn't always the case.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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