CPU frequency scaling

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Documents related to setup of SpeedStep with cpufreq and applications

Use Pacman to get cpudynd

pacman -Sy cpudyn

load the speedstep-centrino, cpufreqpowersave, cpufrequserspace and freq_table modules

start the cpudyn and acpid deamons

Now go to this site and read how to use cpudyn

summarized from Forum Discussion


To check if the scalling works, execute one the those two commands:

grep \"cpu MHz\" /proc/cpuinfo

or (prefered one since it should be more accurate)

cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_cur_freq