Re: [PATCH 1/1] cpufreq: eeepc 900 frequency scaling driver

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Tue Dec 02 2008 - 15:15:08 EST

On Tue 2008-12-02 16:15:21, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 07:04:09PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > Is this really needed? Could we simply talk to the cpu directly,
> > without help of ACPI?
> No. The ACPI write ends up talking to the embedded controller and some
> io ports.

Oops... I always knew that eee-s are broken by design (reporting
battery percent as mWh, etc...) but I did not realize how bad it
is. (ACPI has perfectly standard cpu frequency scaling interface, even
if it is not used too often these days....)

Sorry for the noise.

(cesky, pictures)
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