[pfSense] Error "powerd: lookup freq: No such file or directory"

Michael Schuh michael.schuh at gmail.com
Sat May 12 15:20:28 EDT 2012


2012/5/12 bsd <bsd at todoo.biz>

> Le 11 mai 2012 à 19:49, Michael Schuh a écrit :
>
> >
> >
> > 2012/5/11 bsd <bsd at todoo.biz>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am trying to have PowerD tuned correctly with a Lanner device that I
> am resaling.
> >
> > By default sysctl dev.cpu gives the following :
> >
> > # sysctl dev.cpu
> > dev.cpu.0.%desc: ACPI CPU
> > dev.cpu.0.%driver: cpu
> > dev.cpu.0.%location: handle=\_PR_.P001
> > dev.cpu.0.%pnpinfo: _HID=none _UID=0
> > dev.cpu.0.%parent: acpi0
> > dev.cpu.0.cx_supported: C1/0
> > dev.cpu.0.cx_lowest: C1
> > dev.cpu.0.cx_usage: 100.00% last 5000us
> > dev.cpu.1.%desc: ACPI CPU
> > dev.cpu.1.%driver: cpu
> > dev.cpu.1.%location: handle=\_PR_.P002
> > dev.cpu.1.%pnpinfo: _HID=none _UID=0
> > dev.cpu.1.%parent: acpi0
> > dev.cpu.1.cx_supported: C1/0
> > dev.cpu.1.cx_lowest: C1
> > dev.cpu.1.cx_usage: 100.00% last 5000us
> >
> >
> > I need to load the cpufreq using kldload to have It taken into account
> in the kernel :
> >
> > # kldload cpufreq
> > # sysctl dev.cpu
> > dev.cpu.0.%desc: ACPI CPU
> > dev.cpu.0.%driver: cpu
> > dev.cpu.0.%location: handle=\_PR_.P001
> > dev.cpu.0.%pnpinfo: _HID=none _UID=0
> > dev.cpu.0.%parent: acpi0
> > dev.cpu.0.cx_supported: C1/0
> > dev.cpu.0.cx_lowest: C1
> > dev.cpu.0.cx_usage: 100.00% last 5000us
> > dev.cpu.0.freq: 1658
> > dev.cpu.0.freq_levels: 1658/-1 1450/-1 1243/-1 1036/-1 829/-1 621/-1
> 414/-1 207/
> > -1
> > dev.cpu.1.%desc: ACPI CPU
> > dev.cpu.1.%driver: cpu
> > dev.cpu.1.%location: handle=\_PR_.P002
> > dev.cpu.1.%pnpinfo: _HID=none _UID=0
> > dev.cpu.1.%parent: acpi0
> > dev.cpu.1.cx_supported: C1/0
> > dev.cpu.1.cx_lowest: C1
> > dev.cpu.1.cx_usage: 100.00% last 5000us
> >
> >
> > How can I had this so that the loadable module "cpufreq" will be taken
> into account at boot time ?
> > And PowerD will be optimized for my platform.
> >
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> >
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> >
> > hth
> >
> > greetings
> >
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>
> After more investigation, I would rather suggest using
> /boot/loader.conf.local and add the following :
>
> cpufreq_load="YES"
>
>
> You also need to add :
>
>
> kern.timecounter.hardware        i8254
>
> in  System: Advanced: System Tunables
>
>
> and then start/activate PowerD + reboot
>
>
> Then your device should be ready to limit it's power consumption and "save
> the planet" ;D
>
>
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then make a note that this may gets overwritten by updates of the pfSense
Firmware. ;-)

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