A poll - Was: Re: Scaling governor controls

Len Ovens len at ovenwerks.net
Wed Jul 18 22:59:34 UTC 2012

On Wed, July 18, 2012 2:43 pm, Len Ovens wrote:

>> Btw. if you wish to use less resources, without getting xruns, perhaps
> setting up the CPU freq scale gov to a fixed limited freq will do the
> job. AFAIK xruns are caused by changing the speed on demand, but I
> suspect that a limit to 1GHz for your 2GHz CPU won't cause issues.
> That has been my experience while watching CPU speed vs. xruns. Allowing
> the user to select cpu speed for the job sounds like a good idea. I'll
> have to find out how :-)  Setting performance is easy, and so is ondemand.
> But I don't know how to set half or in between speeds. Anyone know?

No worries, I found it, cpufreq-set does it.

Len Ovens

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