I have TLP installed with these config lines:


But my governors are still ondemand. I know how to do it with cpufrequtils as mentioned in How to permanently set CPU power management to the powersave governor?, but why is the TLP settings not taking effect?

I dont have cpufrequtils installed. But I do have cpupower. But does that matter?

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had the same problem, the solution is to disable cpufrequtils and ondemand service

sudo update-rc.d -f ondemand remove 
sudo update-rc.d -f cpufrequtils remove

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