[SATLUG] intel speedstep

Daniel J. Givens daniel at rugmonster.org
Sat Jun 7 21:57:08 CDT 2008


On Sat, 7 Jun 2008 20:01:37 -0500 (CDT)
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

If you use Gnome, chances are, you already have the tools installed.
What distribution and desktop environment are you running?


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