[sf-lug] what is kondemand and how to put it in a cage?
bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com
Fri Aug 17 12:53:18 PDT 2012
On 08/17/2012 10:55 AM, jim wrote:
> My machine has slowed waaaay down.
> $ top
> shows kondemand hopping in and out of about sixth
> place in the list, and in the form of
> (separate processes running often simultaneously).
> $ man kondemand
> No manual entry for kondemand
> this forum's comments are largely the same as mine
> (wtf?), with suggestions to use a web search engine
> to get info and replies that the web search engine
> pretty much circularly refers to this topic.
> The irritation is that kondemand seems to take
> 20% CPU time.
> One user claims he's shut down his laptop and
> removed the battery and then restored everything and
> rebooted with the result that kondemand then takes
> only 1% of CPU time.
> Anybody know what is kondemand?
Not that I have a real notion but it seems to be related
to controlling CPU speed.
Searching quickly found this which tells how to
use the command properly.
Hope it helps.
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