scaling_governor falls back to performance when ondemand is not supported; fix enclosed

Bug #229027 reported by Daniel Gimpelevich on 2008-05-10
6
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
powernowd (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Hanno Stock (hefe_bia)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: powernowd

In Hardy, the check in the initscript for non-support of "ondemand" doesn't work, causing "performance" to be used. This patch fixes it. Tested on a PIII-M 700 with speedstep-smi.

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description: updated

Daniel,

thanks for your patch and your comment on Bug #223812. I'll attach the new debdiff there as it is the bug with the most information.

Changed in powernowd:
assignee: nobody → hanno-stock
status: New → In Progress
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package powernowd - 1.00-1ubuntu3

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powernowd (1.00-1ubuntu3) jaunty; urgency=low

  * debian/init.d: Don't use ondemand governor if it is not working
    for the particular hardware. Thanks to Daniel Gimpelevich for the
    improved patch. (LP: #223812, #229027)
  * debian/control: Changed package description to better match
    what the package is doing in Ubuntu. (Using powernowd only as
    a fallback.)

 -- Hanno Stock <email address hidden> Mon, 01 Dec 2008 14:49:27 +0100

Changed in powernowd:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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