xfce4-power-manager 0.6.0 beta1 released

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Wed Oct 29 18:59:20 CET 2008

Kok, Auke wrote:
> Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>> Kok, Auke wrote:
>>> Likewise, the computer should always run in ondemand governor.
>> Unless you have a CPU that doesn't support it (like me).
> umm, ondemand is a software thingy... no special hardware needed principally.

Sorry dude, keep your comments to your area of expertise -- x86.  On ppc 
(at least G4-class; G5 and newer POWER chips are probably better), the 
CPU changes speeds too slowly, and ondemand automatically disables 
itself to avoid performance issues.

> of course, the ppc guys are too lazy to implement it (or realistically, since acpi
> and pci are so drastically different on ppc, they just didn't get to it). Suck :)

Uh, ppc doesn't have ACPI.  And I think benh might take issue with your 
"ppc guys are too lazy" comment.  Hardly...


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