Re: High cpu temperature with 2.6.32, bisection shows commit 69d258(fwd)

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Sat Jan 09 2010 - 20:38:42 EST

On Sun, 10 Jan 2010 03:05:38 +0200 (EET)
Dimitrios Apostolou <jimis@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> So thanks for the patch, I guess it works, and my bet is that this
> case applies to L8400* (not only B models), except if it is fixed by
> some old BIOS upgrade that I must have missed.
> While testing your patch, indeed the temperature was not rising and
> everything was normal, but the tsc was not marked as unstable so it
> didn't switch to acpi_pm clocksource, so that was probably the reason.

that's a feature ;-)

tsc is much nicer than acpi_pm.

now, if you have working C2 you get power savings back for going the
going-back-to-acpi_pm... but since for you, C2 doesn't.... you're now
much better off ...

Arjan van de Ven Intel Open Source Technology Centre
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