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Re: [PATCH 00/13] Intel Hardware P-States (HWP) support

On 03.05.2021 21:27, Jason Andryuk wrote:
> Open questions:
> HWP defaults to enabled and running in balanced mode.  This is useful
> for testing, but should the old ACPI cpufreq driver remain the default?

As long as this new code is experimental, yes. But once it's deemed
stable and fully supported, I think on HWP-capable hardware the new
driver should be used by default.

> This series unilaterally enables Hardware Duty Cycling (HDC) which is
> another feature to autonomously powerdown things.  That is enabled if
> HWP is enabled.  Maybe that want to be configurable?

Probably; not even sure what the default would want to be.




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