[SATLUG] intel speedstep

FIRESTORM_v1 firestorm.v1 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 20:06:29 CDT 2008


Good question.

I haven't found Speedstep support for Linux yet, but admittedly, it's
been years since I ran Linux on my lappy.

If push comes to shove you could set the mode in the BIOS, if it's a dell.


FIRESTORM_v1

On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 8:01 PM, Borries Demeler
<demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:
> Can someone point me to an app that allows me to control the
> intel speedstep for the Centrino core duo when operating in battery mode?
> My battery lasts about 2.5 hours, but often I need the laptop only for about
> half an hour, but would like to use it in full power mode, even if it drains
> the battery quicker. How do I fix that? Can I just cat some value into a
> /proc file?
>
> Thanks for any tips, -Borries
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