Opened 9 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#308 closed defect (wontfix)

VIA C7-M PowerSaver, Speedstep/Throttling

Reported by: eco Owned by: eco
Priority: major Milestone: Feedback pending
Component: ACPI PSD Version: 3.17
Keywords: Cc:

Description

From: Brett Carlock

Does the eComStation ACPI/APM driver support the VIA C7-M PowerSaver? so that the processer can change frequencies? I know that you can throttle Intel & AMD CPUs, right? I ask because I want to install eComStation on my Sylvania G Netbook (Everex Cloudbook) but can't get eCS to install from USB. If I can, I would like to help get the hardware supported by eComStation.

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Change History (8)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by pasha

Usially, only add in own acpi table throttling and powersaving, attach here acpi.log, pls

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by eco

  • Resolution set to unknown
  • Status changed from new to closed

e-co:

The hardware is not available.

User writes: I will try and buy another VIA powered computer in the Everex StepNote? NC1500. I will let you know if I get it.

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by Saijin_Naib

  • Resolution unknown deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened
  • Version changed from 3.11 to 3.17

Thread on OS/2 World: http://www.os2world.com/component/option,com_smf/Itemid,63/topic,2336.0/

From using the GetSetState? tool, it looks like it can read the throttle states of the VIA C7-M correctly, but it appears to be locked at 1.6ghz (state 0).

Logs are attached here.

Changed 8 years ago by Saijin_Naib

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comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by pasha

  • Owner changed from pasha to eco
  • Status changed from reopened to new

comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by stevenhl

  • Milestone changed from Release version 3.15 to Release version 3.19

comment:6 Changed 6 years ago by dazarewicz

  • Milestone changed from Release version 3.19 to Feedback pending

This ticket is extremely old and for an unsupported version. Please try the current version.

Running acpistat will tell you if throttling is supported on your system. It will also tell you if Performance Control (Speedstep) is supported.

comment:7 Changed 6 years ago by dazarewicz

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

No response. Very old ticket. Throttling and Performance Control is assumed not supported on this machine.

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