ACPI performance profile

Markus Schönhaber ubuntu-users at
Fri Nov 3 17:20:22 UTC 2006

Matthew Kuiken wrote:
> Markus Schönhaber wrote:
> > Marco Mandl wrote:
> >> After upgrading to edgy my laptop is always running with the highest cpu
> >> freqeuncy. Where can I select the ACPI performance profile?
> I just want to add, on my laptop, even in ondemand mode, the CPU was
> almost always in the highest frequency mode.  I switched to the -386
> kernel, and now everything is running great.  The laptop is much cooler,
> and spends most of the time at low speed, but properly increases the
> speed when doing things like opening applications, and playing video.

Well, that seems to indicate that changing the kernel is the real solution to 
the OP's problem - because he might be experiencing the same as you did.


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