Re: [2.6.0-test1] ACPI slowdown

From: Bryan D. Stine (
Date: Wed Jul 23 2003 - 18:16:23 EST

I had that problem with my old Athlon TBird. Changing config to make
thermal a module and not loading it solved my problem. I don't know how
to change the thermal limits from within the system using ACPI.

On Wed, 2003-07-23 at 18:56, bill davidsen wrote:
> In article <>,
> Florian Weimer <> wrote:
> | If I enable ACPI on my box (Athlon XP at 1.6 GHz, Epox EP-8KHa+
> | mainboard), it becomes very slow (so slow that it's unusable).
> |
> | Is this a known issue? Maybe the thermal limits are misconfigured,
> | and the CPU clock is throttled unnecessarily (if something like this
> | is supported at all).
> There have been reports before, check the archives. I seem to remember
> that the solution involved changing some unobvious kernel feature, but
> others have had similar problems.

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