Ubuntu Ondemand governor does not govern

Here I go:My problem is that the ondemand governor does not change frequencies at all while my laptop is plugged in. (It's a Sony Vaio S460. I'm running Feisty Fawn.) The conservative governor appears to have exactly the same issue. It stays at the full frequency all of the time.When I am on the bat ...

Kubuntu install problem: ondemand governor failed

1Ghz Titanium PowerbookKubuntu 9.10 Live CDWhen I try to install Kubuntu on a newly HFS+ formatted hard drive, the install process seems to just stop at:[ 172.967616] ondemand governor failed, too long transition latency of HW, fallback to performance governor [OK]* Starting init crypto disks...Ubun ...

Ubuntu cpufreqd ondemand governor

I updated my Breezy to Dapper and most things worked fine. The main grouse is that cpufreqd no longer works well. After doing some checking, I found the following issues:speedstep_centrino module needs to be loaded for CPU freq scaling to work, but it didn't get loaded automatically. I had to manual ...

Ubuntu Default to ondemand governor

I want to use the ondemand governor by default on my T42, with the option of manually switching to a more conservative profile when desired. I run the CPU Frequency Scaling Monitor panel applet and did the sudo chmod +s /usr/bin/cpufreq-selector thing so I can change the profile, but it keeps revert ...

Ubuntu OnDemand Governor

I've an Asus M6N laptop and I've just installed Ubuntu Hoary.I've noticed that the default cpu scaling governor is "userspace" and I have to choose the "ondemand" one manually through cpufreq-selector --governor ondemand Is there a way to set the ondemand governor as the default ...

Ubuntu Problems with ondemand governor

I've recently become concerned that something isn't quite right with cpu scaling on my laptop. By default, the governor is set to "ondemand", but often it seems that it doesn't respond to increasing cpu loads.I am using the panel applet to change the governor, and the applet has the necess ...

Ubuntu Power management fails to switch to ondemand governor

Since I switched to maverick weeks ago ( update from lucid ) when booting the power management switches to the ondemand governor randomly only ( e.g. at most every second time on average ) - at the other times the cpu stays in performance mode wasting lots of power and forcing me to manually switch ...

Ubuntu who changes my cpufreq governor settings !?

My Ubuntu boots with performance cpufreq governor enabled, which is what I want. However, a few seconds after I login into Gnome environment something changes it to ondemand !? Why you are doing this to me :) !? ...

Ubuntu enabling ondemand governor ?

Due to issues I'm having with powernowd, I've been trying to enable the "ondemand" cpufreq governor on my laptop. I haven't found a lot of documentation, but from what I've seen this should give me dynamic cpu scaling from the kernel, rather than having to use a userspace utility.However, ...

Ubuntu ondemand governor source code

hello,I m all new to linux and started with ubuntu.I m thinking of doing some cpu power mangement work for my Freshman year project.So far i could enable cpufreq in Ubuntu and run CPU at different frequencies.I find the Ondemand and Conservative governors very interesting.I m thinking of doing some ...

Ubuntu Ondemand Governor Doesnt Step

When running on AC power my laptop will not clock down its processor unless i use the "powersave" governor, which clocks it all the way down permanently. I've noticed that if i boot and run on a battery, cpufreq will change my frequency accordingly. Any ideas whats going on? Note: i notice ...

Ubuntu cpufreq: cannot switch to ondemand/conservative governor

on my 12" PB I cannot seem to get cpufreq working properly. Using the vanilla installation, there was no frequency scaling taking place at all. After installing powernowd, I get auto-scaling, can switch the two available frequencies manually (userspace) or use the performance/powersave governor ...

Ubuntu cannot set cpufreq governor to ondemand

I cannot set cpufreq to ondemand. dmesg return the following error:[151769.367171] ondemand governor failed, too long transition latency of HW, fallback to performance governorIt was working before upgrade to Karmic.It seems like clockmod doesn't work with ondemand, but p4-clockmod is the only one t ...

Ubuntu cpufreq settings keep changing

2nd EDIT: I solved the problem, if you need to know how I did it, go to the last postEDIT: I managed to solve the first part of my question, just need help with the second part (see below)Hello everybodyI hope this is the right sectionI need some help with cpufreq: I installed it on my laptop (P IV, ...

Ubuntu CPU Governor

Hi, I have a laptop and my cpu is using the default ondemand governor. I would like it to switch to powersave when I unplug the AC cable, and switch back to ondemand when I plug it again.I know how to make this manually, but I would like to know if there is a way to make it happen automatically. ...

Ubuntu hardy acpi cpu consumption and buggy ondemand freqscale

Just upgraded to Hardy from Feisty on a P4 3.2GHz 2GB HP zd7000 i686 and experiencing problems mostly with acpi. After the upgrade, I noticed my fans running overtime (which is usual after every time I upgrade). However, fixing cpufreq scaling did not work as expected (p4_clockmod). With ondemand go ...

Ubuntu How do I change the default cpufreq governor in Jaunty?

I used to be able to change the default speed governor in Intrepid by going to /apps/gnome-power-manager/cpufreq and changing the defaults.This feature seems to be removed from Jaunty.Is there a way to change the default governors in Jaunty? I do not need or want my desktop to run the "ondemand ...

Ubuntu Ondemand CPU frequency scaling hurts performance

The problem is that the ondemand governor should scale all CPU's at the same time instead of just the current one under load. Because Linux constantly shifts processes around to different CPU's it makes the governor kick on and off all the time when running a single high load process. This really hu ...

Ubuntu VIA C7 cpu and ladder governor

I've made a little home server based on a VIA LN10000EG motherboard (mini-ITX mobo , fanless) and Ubuntu 8.04 Server edition. No monitor (so no X Windows), no keyboard and no mouse. It's a "black box": only power supply and network connection. No magnetic disk: only a small 8 GB Compact Fl ...

Ubuntu ondemand resetting ignore_nice_load

I'm using 7.10 x86_64 on a Q6600. My problem is that I want the processor to run at full speed when niced processes are running. I checked and my CPU is speedstep'd down:nreilly@nick:~$ grep Hz /proc/cpuinfo model name : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHzcpu MHz : 1596.000model name : Intel ...

Ubuntu login to kde changes one core to performance governor

so when my laptop (Dell Inspiron 6400, core duo 2.0 ghz, intel 950 GMA) boots up, both cores are set to the ondemand governor, which i want. if it sits at the KDM login and i switch to tty1 and check with cpufreq-info, it says both cores are at 1.0ghz and on the ondemand governor. upon logging into ...

Ubuntu Default CPU governor changed

In 8.04 by default the CPU frequency scaling was enabled, so my Core2Duo would go down to 1.6 GHz when I wasn't using it. In 8.10 the "Performance" governor is selected and the CPU is stuck at 2.4 GHz. Even if I manually switch to the "OnDemand" governor, the setting isn't retain ...

Ubuntu Configure Bitpim

So, I have my Ubuntu Karmic tweaked to where there is only one thing separating it from perfection, the kernel error bug that I'm sure will be fixed next kernel update. Now that I've edited all of the scripts and settings (ondemand governor and alsa-config) I would like to get my Sanyo Katana (SCP-6 ...

Ubuntu I'm having problems with PowerTOP

i've been trying to tweak my laptop to get as much battery life as possible (i'm up to about 20 minutes now! but i've got a replacement battery on the way)i've been having some issues with the settings not "sticking" i'll hit the button indicated to make the changes, but then the same prom ...

Ubuntu gnome theme suddenly changes and apps crashing

All of a sudden my gnome theme changed and various apps including thunderbird and firefox started crashing. I've traced the first occurrence back to the following errors, starting with a segmentation fault in canberra-gtk-pl in kern.log:Sep 15 10:21:44 leonardo kernel: [ 15.968258] [drm] Setting GAR ...

Ubuntu Disable automated cpu frequency scaling?

There are lots of existing posts about this. I've read many (all?) of them, and tried all suggestions I could find. None of the solutions in those threads work.Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope doesn't scale my CPU frequency correctly. It is very often set to the lowest setting--800 MHz (Intel 2.27 GHz C ...

Ubuntu AMD Sempron 2800+ Temperature.

I am both new to this forum and to Ubuntu in general.I am running Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick) stock kernel (2.6.35-24).I have an older desktop with AMD Sempron 2800+ cpu.On a couple of occasions my computer has rebooted and once or twice the BIOS stopped telling me my CPU temperature was too hot.My CPU ...

Ubuntu Improve battery life and ACPI functions on the macbookpro

I recently got one the newest MacBookPro 13" and after giving a 2 weeks trial period to OSX I decided to switch back to ubuntu and I certainly don't regret it. The only two things I *really* loved in OSX were:* longer battery life (apple claims up to 7 hours and my experience is on that line)* ...

Ubuntu AMD Sempron 2800+ getting very hot in Linux (vs Windows).

I am both new to this forum and to Ubuntu in general.I am running Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick) stock kernel (2.6.35-24).I have an older desktop with AMD Sempron 2800+ cpu.On a couple of occasions my computer has rebooted and once or twice the BIOS stopped telling me my CPU temperature was too hot.My CPU ...

Ubuntu CPU Scaling stopped working

my laptop was scaling the cpu fine - until after i installed/uninstalled an applet called jupiter.if your unfamiliar jupiter is a newer applet to help manage power usage on laptops.I wanted to check it out, but that was a mistake - so far the .deb installer has left little bits of brokenness around ...

Ubuntu cpufreqd stuck at 800mhz yet cpufreq working fine.

So here's the little story/mess:I have that XPS M1330 running cpufreq successfully in Ubuntu 8.10 kernel 2.6.27-7-generic with ondemand, performance, userspace and conservative governors available.I've also got cpufreq_acpi and speedstep-centrino modules correctly loaded.I've been using a simple cpu ...

Ubuntu HOWTO: XPS m1330 power savings

Depending on how you use the machine, with a 9 cell battery, it's possible to get over 6 hours of battery life with an XPS m1330. This is a guide for the scripts and general tips I've used on my XPS m1330.Specs:XPS m1330T9300 CPUNVidia 8400M GS GPU7200rpm 200G diskLED displayIntel 3945 wireless9 cel ...

Ubuntu Laptop Power Consumption Following Sleep

Apologies for cross-posting, but I am not sure if I originally asked in the best place, as I had very few views and the post has dropped away.http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1502350as originally posted.Below, I quote to save clicking the link./////Dear all,I installed Ubuntu 10.04 x64 on my ...

Ubuntu Can't find hard drive dmesg

tu@ubuntu:~$ dmesg[ 0.000000] Using PowerMac machine description[ 0.000000] Total memory = 640MB; using 2048kB for hash table (at cfe00000)[ 0.000000] Linux version 2.6.28-6-powerpc (buildd@adare) (gcc version 4.3.3 (Ubuntu 4.3.3-5ubuntu4) ) #20-Ubuntu Fri Apr 17 08:30:40 UTC 2009 (Ubuntu 2.6.28-6.2 ...

Ubuntu Confusion trying to mount USB Stick

there. I'm running Jaunty.I have a working USB stick (Tested and working on 3 Windows systems) that I want to mount in Ubuntu. When I plug it in the little light on the USB Stick starts to flash, but nothing else happens.If I scan the results of dmesg (below) I think that the stick is being found as ...

Sound problems and CPU stepping

I'm trying to figure out some sound problems I've been having on my laptop. I noticed that every time my CPU usage went up too high, my sound would 'skip' ahead by several seconds - and apps outputting to ALSA's dmix would just lose sound capabilities altogether. At first I thought this might be a b ...

Ubuntu How to do a start up command

I am very new to Linux and have just installed Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (?) onto one of my laptops. The reason for this was due to windows dying all of the time. I must say I like the new setup and it seems to work very well. My laptop has an over temping problem when running at full CPU speed (1.6Ghz) so I ...

Ubuntu CPU frequency drops down and stays down

I'm not sure if this is an issue with Ubuntu or with the BIOS. Basically when I start up my computer, the ondemand governor seems to work just fine (ranging from 800 MHz to 2200 MHz). However after some indeterminate amount of time, it will get stuck at 800 MHz and I'm not able to figure out how to ...

Ubuntu mouse clicks don't work anymore

Yesterday, without any warning, mouse clicks stopped having any effect. I can move the cursor without a problem. No apps are frozen and I can type at the command line. But mouse clicks have no effect. The same mouse was working fine before and it works fine in Windows. When I look in /var/log/messag ...

Kernel Panic in Ubuntu 9.10

Having a really odd problem. I get the usual kernel panic that kills the system, everything is unresponsive, if the screen is in screensaver it won't come out just the usual caps and numlock key flashing, if I have a tty open there is nothing dumped to screen. I have seen this happen when transferri ...

Ubuntu Grub Boot Error 24 on boot up

First off, I am new to Ubuntu and Linux and i'm sick of windows and the constant BS it tends to offer so with that said, I've been running version 9.10 for about 2 weeks now, this forum has helped me get a lot of my hardware devices working but this one is stumping me. When i boot this pc (Homemade) ...

Ubuntu CPU Frequency Scaling - need help? try this!

Update: My initial post was flawed. This revised posting seems to work correctly.I'm not a Linux expert, but I hope this post helps people out.If any of this info is wrong, let me know.OS: Ubuntu Linux 9.04Desktop: GnomeMachine: Acer Aspire 3624 Laptop, Celeron M ProcessorHow to enable CPU Frequency ...

Ubuntu CPU freqency selector default policy

Currently when I start my machine it the cpufreqz-selector start on the OnDemand governor. How can I change that to start in the Performance governor and if needed I can change it manually later.Thx ...

Ubuntu Automatically changing CPU frequency governors based on keyboard/mouse activity

Using various keywords, I tried googling for the solution, but unfortunately had no luck.I'm trying to get the "CPU Frequency Scaling Monitor" to automatically switch from the "Performance" governor to the "OnDemand" governor if there hasn't been any keyboard/mouse acti ...

Ubuntu Problem with Power Management

I recently install Ubuntu 8.10 beta and there is a problem that annoys me a lot. I want my cpu to work in the maximum frequency (performance governor) when pluged in and can automatically adjust frequency when using battery (ondemand governor). I can change the governor manually, however, every time ...

Ubuntu Disabling startup daemon

I'd like to know how could I disable a startup daemon, powernowd in particular, preferably without messing inside /etc/rcX.d or /etc/init.d. I've been to System->Administration->Services, and unchecked the box next to "CPU frequency manager (powernowd)", but the daemon keeps starting ...

Ubuntu Processor scaling

Hi, I'm after some advice about CPU frequency scaling on a G4 1.2GHz ppc. Following the advice of this post (http://art.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1498559) I installed cpudyn to do the job. However, for me I think it is switching too much. For example, even when the computer is idle and the s ...

Ubuntu installed 10.04 on ibook G3 boots to a black screen

display with liveCD was fuzzy. Hard to type and click. But I was able to install the OS with some effort. on first reboot I got ubuntu 10.04. . . . [ok]then black screensame thing when booted to Linux single. Normally, when I have display problem, it is a bad xorg.conf. Looks like 10.4 don't use xor ...

Ubuntu Unrecoverable error during installation on Lucid

I've tried to do a fresh install of Lucid and each time I'm getting an unrecoverable error and it then takes me to a desktop version from which I can run an installer however that then crashes when trying set up the /home partition.I've no idea where to start to resolve this.The latest attempt at an ...

Ubuntu AMD Vision, RS780, overheating and high temperatures in idle

I bought and AMD Vision based laptop but there are some problem regarding temperatures and heat generated by CPU/GPU.First of all, specs:HP DV6-3000 series (DV6-3101sl)AMD Turion II P540ATI 42xx (integrated)ATI 5470 (dedicated) (dual graphics)Chipset: RS780 ---> lspci output on the bottom.Version ...