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by owenl
Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:28 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: why idle at 700mhz ???
Replies: 15
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Re: why idle at 700mhz ???

You can check your current governor with this cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor You may need to add sudo to run this as root, I was logged in as root at the time of testing. For more details take a look at http://wiki.stocksy.co.uk/wiki/Raspberry_Pi_Internet_in_a_box scroll d...
by owenl
Sat Dec 29, 2012 9:17 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: why idle at 700mhz ???
Replies: 15
Views: 3776

Re: why idle at 700mhz ???

In config.txt set arm_freq_min=XXX, where XXX is the minimum frequence you want, I am running at 100Mhz. You also need to set the CPU governor to ondemand or conservative. The PI will then switch between the minimum and core frequeceny as required.

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