cpufrequtils + i8kctl (+ gkrellm?) = cpu temp based throttling?
malattia at linux.it
Mon Oct 22 00:16:37 BST 2007
On Sun, Oct 21, 2007 at 10:52:56AM -0700, Sai Emrys wrote:
> On 10/20/07, Mattia Dongili <malattia at linux.it> wrote:
> > Hummm, have you tried cpufreqd?
> Huh, I thought it was just a rehash of cpufreq-utils. It looks like
> it's just the tool I need, thanks for the recommendation.
> # /usr/sbin/cpufreqd -D
> apm_init : /proc/apm: No such file or irectory
> # ls /proc/acpi
> ls: /proc/acpi: No such file or directory
> # i8kctl
> 1.0 (null) C724P71 62 -1 2 27660 128280 1 2
> So, acpid won't run, and therefore I can't get AC, battery, or cpu
> temp into cpufreqd.
> Any ideas? Maybe there's some way to get cpufreqd to use i8kctl as its
> sensor source?
oooh, I see. Your temperature source is neither acpi nor lm-sensors.
Creating a new cpufreqd plugin to monitor /proc/i8k should be
straight forward but I may need some help in testing and I'd need to see
the exact contents of /proc/i8k to be able to do it.
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