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Date:      Fri, 8 Nov 2013 12:37:16 -0800
From:      aurfalien <>
To:        Dan Nelson <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <>
Subject:   Re: CPU Turbo mode
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On Oct 31, 2013, at 8:37 AM, Dan Nelson wrote:

> In the last episode (Oct 30), aurfalien said:
>> Hi all,
>> I've powerd enabled and see this message often when running powerd =
>> current freq 2201 MHz ( 0), wanted freq 4402 MHz
>> Were is the 4402 value gotten from, is it a turbo value and if so, =
why is
>> it not boosting?
> Depending on your settings, powerd will try and raise the clock rate =
> different rates based on system load.  4402 is simply double the =
> clock rate, which probably means your system is busy and powerd is =
trying to
> quickly raise the clock rate.  It doesn't bother capping the target =
value at
> the maximum, though, since it'll find out a bit later in the code when =
> actually tries to set a new clockrate and realizes that it's already =
at max.

I found that my CPU, while at 2.2GHz standard can boost to 2.7GHz.

However powerd never shows it at 2.7GHz.

Is there a way to some how get the turbo mode working in FreeBSD?

Its enabled in BIOS.

- aurf=

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