Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 590277
Gnome CPU Frequency Scaling Monitor requires repeated root authentication
Last modified: 2010-12-03 09:55:44 EST
Description of problem:
I have a Asus EEEPC 701 with the Celeron M which the kernel no longer allows use of the "ondemand" frequency governor. It defaults to "userspace" which is OK as a workaround but the applet requires root authentication every time I change frequencies (unless within the time-out period). This is very annoying.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
CPU Frequency Scaling Monitor in gnome-applets 2.28.0-2.fc12
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Add applet to panel
2.Attempt to change frequency
Asks for root authentication every frequency change
Changes frequency immediately (maybe requires auth. once)
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