[Thunar-dev] Opened Thunar window makes mount.ntfs-3g consume too much CPU time.

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue May 18 18:17:14 CEST 2010

On 18/05/2010 17:59, v_2e at ukr.net wrote:
> On Tue, 18 May 2010 17:48:26 +0200
> Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> wrote:
>> On 18/05/2010 17:29, v_2e at ukr.net wrote:
>>>> .. nobody uses cpufreqd....
>>>   A similar question: what can you advise to use instead?
>> Nothing. As long as you can, just use ondemand cpufreq governor, and
>> don't change.
>   Yes, I do usually use 'ondemand' governor. But I do also use cpufreqd
> daemon to switch between different governors (and a maximum frequency)
> depending on the current CPU temperature (for example, if cpufreqd sees
> that the CPU is overheated, it can temporarily switch to 'powersave'
> governor and after the CPU cools - back to 'ondemand' governor). So,
> cpufreqd daemon and 'ondemand' governor exist not for the same
> purpose. :)

You should let the CPU do its job. It nows better how to keep itself
cool, userspace is usually bad at this.

>   By the way, I'm talking about a laptop now, where power saving and
> keeping the CPU as cool as possible makes sense.

And so it makes sense to use ondemand.
>> Cheers,
>> -- 
>> Yves-Alexis
>     But that is all off-topic. Can you say something about the "Thunar +
> ntfs-3g" problem which I described earlier?

No, I don't use ntfs-3g nor cpufreqd


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