Re: Dell Inspiron 5000e Speedstep Oops

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Feb 26 2001 - 10:25:06 EST

> Btw, the originally installed W2K not only detects the speed change, but also
> allows you to override the thing and run 700MHz on battery, or 550MHz on
> mains. I seem to remember from the older posts on this list though that it is
> difficult to detect this change (would require an ineffecient polling
> behaviour). Is this possible under Linux?

Intel have so far refused to provide the needed information. We have the
neccessary information for competing processors but not Intel

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