Description of problem: speedstep CPU scaling on Asus Z62Fm is not working.
speedstep-smi states "No supported Intel CPU detected." Although it works fine
with FC6 2.6.20 kernel. Similar to FC6 bug
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): RHEL Client 5 x86
kernel 2.6.18-8.el5 and 2.6.18-8.1.1.el5
How reproducible: Fresh install.
Created attachment 152072 [details]
dmesg output w/ cpufreq.debug=7 added kernel parameters
Created attachment 152175 [details]
RHEL using FC6 kernel -- cpu scaling working
It's the same on my HP nc8430 laptop. The CPU is an Intel Core 2 Duo T7200.
The CPU detection appears to be misdetecting the exact processor type/model.
This is with the i386 (32bit) or the x86_64 (64bit) kernel?
This Bugzilla has been reviewed by Red Hat and is not planned on being
addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, and therefore is being closed.
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