Re: [PATCH 0/5] Add P state driver for Intel Core Processors

From: Dave Jones
Date: Tue Feb 12 2013 - 16:50:01 EST

On Wed, Feb 06, 2013 at 09:02:07AM -0800, dirk.brandewie@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> From: Dirk Brandewie <dirk.brandewie@xxxxxxxxx>
> This driver implements a scaling driver with an internal governor for
> Intel Core processors. The driver follows the same model as the
> Transmeta scaling driver (longrun.c) and implements the setpolicy()
> instead of target(). Scaling drivers that implement setpolicy() are
> assmuned to implement internal governors by the cpufreq core. All the
> logic for selecting the current P state is contained within the driver
> no external governor is used by the cpufreq core.
> At the moment only Intel SandyBridge processors are supported. As
> testing on SandyBridge+ processors is completed support will be added
> to the driver.

Won't you also need to patch drivers/cpufreq/acpi-cpufreq.c to not load
on the processors that you want this driver to run on ?


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