Re: MSI K8N Neo + powernow-k8: ACPI info is worse than BIOS PST
From: Tony Lindgren
Date: Mon Aug 02 2004 - 12:34:58 EST
* Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxx> [040802 05:49]:
> Tony Lindgren <tony@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > Just to clarify a bit, my patch only uses the 800MHz hardcoded, which
> > should work on all AMD64 processors. The max value used is the current
> > running value.
> No, it won't. It will fail on the new/upcomming CPUs with 1Ghz HyperTransport.
> The minimum frequency cannot be lower than the HyperTransport speed.
> And for others sometimes laptop batteries are not designed to support
> more than 800Mhz.
OK, that's good to know.
> Overall hardcoding such tables is imho a bad idea, unless you
> *really* know what you're doing.
Yes, sounds like it's not needed any longer. The ACPI tables seem to
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