[ltp] more /dev/thinkpad

Thomas Hood linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Fri, 26 Oct 2001 21:32:16 +0100 (BST)

 --- William Sherman -Visualization <wsherman@ncsa.uiuc.edu> wrote: 
> seem to get that to work.  I booted to Windows and in the RUN box,
> did: "ps2 SP Fixed Max", but I don't know how to verify that it
> took effect in windows, and when I rebooted to Linux and examined
> /proc/cpuinfo, I still get a paltry 91MHz as the reported CPU speed.

tpctl can't do the equivalent of "PS2.EXE SPEED FIXED MAX".  However,
you can select the "high" power expenditure mode with "tpctl --pma=high".

> Hmmm, now that I think about it, I did power down between Windows
> and Linux, would this have an effect?

I don't think so.

>  I recall using either PS2
> or tpctl a long time ago to enable a serial line, and that effect
> has certainly lasted across powerdowns.

Yes, PS2's effects last across powerdowns.   tpctl's too, except
for the --r* settings.

> BTW, should I be able to run PS2.EXE via dosemu or wine?

No, that won't work.


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