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Kosmonaut
March 17th, 2009, 10:50 PM
Hi there!

Were do i find the settings -in *gconf-edidor*- for gnome-power-manager: So that I can set the cpufrequency behavior. AFAIK in 8.04/10 it was apps -> gnome-power-manager -> cpufreq -> policy_ac...In jaunty I can't find it.

K.

PS: Using a ibmt61; centrino/pro

smbm
March 17th, 2009, 10:52 PM
There seems to be a number of things about CPU freq stuff that have changed, I don't know if they're all related.

See also:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1098459

chrisccoulson
March 17th, 2009, 11:22 PM
All of the cpufreq code was removed from gnome-power-manager in the 2.23/2.24 cycle. gnome-power-manager has nothing to do with CPU frequency scaling anymore.

Kosmonaut
March 17th, 2009, 11:48 PM
Thanks for your turbo fast answers!

So if cpufreq was removed, where I can I define the behavior of my CPU in Gnome then? Like if connected to power = ondemand, or if on Battery = powersave? It seems like the gnome.power.manager doesn't provide this feature, right?

Yours
K.

RAOF
March 18th, 2009, 01:09 AM
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So if cpufreq was removed, where I can I define the behavior of my CPU in Gnome then? Like if connected to power = ondemand, or if on Battery = powersave? It seems like the gnome.power.manager doesn't provide this feature, right?
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Right, it doesn't. And this is at least partially because all governors other than ondemand will actually increase power consumption on almost all workloads (http://www.codon.org.uk/~mjg59/power/good_practices.html). Moral of the story: use ondemand.

Kosmonaut
March 18th, 2009, 04:28 PM
Hm...I donīt really understand this whole issue -all in all it is rather confusing me (...powersave consumes more power then ondemand??? No more cpu control for user via Gnome???) but letīs pretend I did understand it... Still the whole explanation doesnīt really solve my problem. I *WANT* to select the cpufrequencies, because I want to control them. Yeah! I am kind of resistant to logical thinking ;-).
I guess that my real problem that I am having, is also reported here http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1099394&highlight=ondemand+default. Meaning that performance is the default cpufreq. and not letīs say ondemand....
Well as it is a bug...it will be solved soon...

Cheers
K