[PATCH 0/3] CPU frequency scaling addon
hadess at hadess.net
Tue Aug 15 03:40:06 PDT 2006
On Tue, 2006-08-15 at 12:24 +0200, Holger Macht wrote:
> On Mon 14. Aug - 23:50:44, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > On a related note, shouldn't the addon emit signals when the cpu speed
> > changes? This would mean stuff like the cpu scaling applet in GNOME
> > could be patched to use the new HAL interface (as it shows the current
> > frequency updated in real time in the toolbar).
> The addon would only be able to send such signals if the userspace
> governor is active. And there would be really frequent signals, up to a
> maximum of three per second. So I'm not sure if it would make sence from a
> performance point of view.
3 a second isn't really that much, but, in the worst case, it should be
possible to rate-limit the outgoing signals (making sure that the last
frequency change is communicated at some point...).
Bastien Nocera <hadess at hadess.net>
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