Bug 155413 - no cpufreq/speed packages installed on laptop
no cpufreq/speed packages installed on laptop
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: comps (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
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Blocks: FC4Blocker
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Reported: 2005-04-20 02:55 EDT by Martin Welss
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-04-27 12:12:34 EDT
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Description Martin Welss 2005-04-20 02:55:46 EDT
Description of problem:
on my centrino laptop neither cpufreq-utils nor cpuspeed packages are installed,
so the laptop always runs at highest speed

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How reproducible:
install fc4test2 on a laptop an watch cpuspeed

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Comment 1 Ziga Mahkovec 2005-04-23 09:36:43 EDT
Confirmed.  No package depends on cpuspeed and it's not listed in comps.xml.
(In FC3, cpuspeed was part of the kernel-utils package which was in the base group)
Comment 2 Jim Cornette 2005-04-23 10:47:09 EDT
I had to pull in cpufreq-utils and cpuspeed using an FC3 to FC4 test
installation. The computer starts at full frequency and did not scale. I could
change frequencies via the applet to a lower frquency.
Comment 3 Ziga Mahkovec 2005-04-25 19:26:13 EDT
I'm not sure if this is related to the problem here, but there is also no
cpuspeed module in Fedora CVS (even though a separate SRPM exists in rawhide).
Comment 4 Elliot Lee 2005-04-27 12:12:34 EDT
The CVS problem is one of those stupid things that just needs a bit of attention.

As far as fixing comps, this is done and the change should be included in test3.
Thanks for pointing this out!

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