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Old 06-05-2007, 11:06 PM   #1
spiffytech
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kpowersave crashes upon configure


I've just installed the KDE Live spin of F7. When I right-click on kpowersave and click "Configure Kpowersave", the program crashes and I get KDE's regular crash handler. What could be the problem?
 
Old 06-07-2007, 01:12 PM   #2
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I had the same problem, probably a bug.

Personally I never liked kpowersave anyways, imho it isn't very inefficient.
I put the following in /etc/rc.local to handle my cpu throttling needs:

Code:
if [ -f /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq_conservative.ko ]; then
    echo -e "Setting Conservative CPU Governor"
    modprobe cpufreq_conservative
    echo conservative > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor
else
    echo -e "Conservative CPU Governor not available!"
fi
You can also uninstall kpowersave and just use KDE's power management (access it via control center)
 
  


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