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How to set cpu governor to performance in Ubuntu 22 server

I have already read similar posts about this but none of them is related to my situation. When using the following command : cpupower frequency-info I get the following result : analyzing CPU 0: no ...
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How to configure additional CPU Governors on Ubuntu 22.04 with AMD p-state-epp Driver and GNOME 42.9?

I am running Ubuntu on the following platform: OS: Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS x86_64 Host: 82KV IdeaPad 3 17ALC6 Kernel: 6.5.0-14-generic DE: GNOME 42.9 CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5500U with Radeon Graphics (12) @ ...
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Is Studio Controls available in Ubuntu Studio 23.10 and beyond?

I have been testing Ubuntu Studio 23.10. During the testing, I could not find Studio Controls, which has been available for some time in Ubuntu Studio. Is it installed? If not, is the CPU Governor ...
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Correct way to tune CPU governor's parameters?

Looking for explanation on how to change the parameters of the CPU governor on 22.04 and that they stick after a reboot. I am talking about the governor's parameters like "sampling_rate", &...
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Battery-less MacBook Pro CPU is very slow

I have an Early 2011 era 13" MacBook Pro with an Intel Core i7-2620M CPU and have made the switch to Ubuntu because my laptop's MacOS support was dropped a few years ago. The battery has recently ...
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Ryzen 5900X CPU governors not available, and can't change

$ systemctl status cpufrequtils.service ● cpufrequtils.service - LSB: set CPUFreq kernel parameters Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/cpufrequtils; generated) Active: active (exited) since Wed ...
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CPU frequency capped permanently until reboot

I have an old spare Dell V131 that I use sometimes and after a while of being on, it caps CPU frequency to its lowest (800 Mhz) and stays there. The variable # cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep -i "cpu ...
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What does each governor mean on my device?

What does each governor mean on my device?
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How to change frequency range for intel_pspace performance govenor

I want to set higher CPU frequency on Ubuntu 20.04 based system (KDE neon) with 5.4.0-58-generic kernel. The CPU is Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8700, with the hardware limits 800 MHz - 4.60 GHz. Setting sudo ...
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CPU frquency scaling broken on upgrade from Ubuntu 20.04->20.10 (Intel CPU)

On upgrading from 20.04 - 20.10 I have noticed a massive degrading of performance, my laptop has basically become unusable. After a bit of digging it turned out that all CPUs were constantly scaled to ...
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Ubuntu 20.10. Cannot change the CPU scaling governor. It always goes back to "ondemand" after reboot

I'm running Xubuntu 20.10. I'm trying to change the CPU scaling governor to "conservative". But it always goes back to "ondemand" after reboot. I have a Ryzen 7 4800H. So, my CPU ...
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CPU Governor broke on upgrade from 20.04 to 20.10

Since upgrading from 20.04 to 20.10, my laptop (Lenovo Ideapad 730S)'s CPU governor has been a mess. I use CPU Power Manager GNOME Extension to manage it, but the setting I choose doesn't hold since I ...
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Why is the CPU frequency stuck at half the maximum tolerance? [duplicate]

I have an old Processor Intel® Core™2 CPU T7200 @ 2.00GHz × 2 Why is the current frequency stuck at 1GHZ if the CPU is built for up to 2GHZ? Here are the frequency #s when I run the following script ...
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CPU is always set to max frequency even when idle

I've recently installed Ubuntu 20.04.01 LTS on my Lenovo Yoga S740 with Intel Core i7-1065G7. I noticed that my laptop is always hot (around 60 degrees CPU temp) and the fans make noise, along with ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 governer keeps switching from performance to powersave

I am facing an issue.I play few games on my laptop such as CS:GO.My specs are Intel Core i7 8th gen and an SSD and 16GB of RAM.Now the issue is I set my governor to performance but it keeps switching ...
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How to add power governors?

my cpu is Intel n3710 , on Ubuntu 20.04 , I installed cpu freq utils , but it shows available cpufreq governors as only powersave and performance. Can we add other governors like ondemand , ...
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performance governor isn't honoring settings

I have followed posts on askubuntu.com trying to figure out why my Xeon E3-1231 won't go more than 800MHz (I've disabled Turbo from BIOS) Governor is set to performance $ cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/...
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Why is CPU frequency lower under load than when idle?

I have a new Ubuntu 18.04 server on i9-9900KF CPU that I'd like to do some heavy calculations on. Since it has 16 threads, I changed all 16 /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu*/cpufreq/scaling_governor to ...
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Can I change CPU governor?

When I run the command: cpupower frequency-info --governors I get the following message: this output available cpufreq governors: performance powersave I want to change it to 'ondemand'. How can ...
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CPU governor changes automatically to "performance" under load

I have a Lenovo T570 with Xubuntu 18.04 LTS. My current issue is that my cpu speed stepping is kind of going nuts and does what ever it thinks its best. Sample: when I run my IDE and cpu load ...
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CPU frequency too high even with 'powersave' governor

Recently I noticed my CPU sits most of the time at high frequencies, even with very little load. It is an i5-7300HQ processor which should use frequencies between 800 MHz and 2.5 GHz (3.5 GHz with ...
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CPUFreq: Only 'ondemand' and 'powersave' governors work when laptop's running on battery

So I'd like to be able to use my laptop however I want while it's discharging. Problem is, my Acer Aspire 5 has two AMD GPUs: AMD R7 M440, which is my integrated gpu and RX540, the dedicated gpu. When ...
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Set CPU governor to performance in 18.04

I'm trying to set the CPU governor to performance in 18.04, the problem is that it never survives reboots. I've tried following these steps in an answer to this question How to set "Performance&...
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Serious CPU Scaling screw up that I need help solving ( underclocked and cant go back)

I've been searching this everywhere and I couldn't solve it yet so im praying (almost literally) that some1 can fix this. I wanted to underclock my laptop for more Battery life, so I searched and ...
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Cool and Quiet! does not work under Ubuntu Server 16.04

I've installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 on an Athlon 5050e with an Asus M2N68-VM MB. Everything works fine and fast with my Avant SSD, but the energy consumtion is about 60 -80 Watt, which is quite a lot! ...
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What else I can do for maximum power saving on my HP Pavillion 15 laptop? See the TLP-stat

--- TLP 0.8 -------------------------------------------- +++ Configured Settings: /etc/default/tlp TLP_ENABLE=1 TLP_DEFAULT_MODE=AC DISK_IDLE_SECS_ON_AC=0 DISK_IDLE_SECS_ON_BAT=2 ...
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how to make cpugovernor intel_pstate stable?

I am trying to set to a specific frequency in cpu governor. However, I am not being able to do so. My processor is 12*Intel(R) Xeon (R) CPU E5-2620 v3 @2.40 GHz With intel_pstate driver it gives ...
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Enable intel p_state Ubuntu 15.04

How to enable Intel_pstate in Ubuntu 15.04?
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How to set governors for Intel to work as old good ondemand?

I used to work on my laptop on ondemand governor, which was switching CPU frequency depending on CPU usage. It worked quite nice for years and had three very important advantages: low hardware ...
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After upgrading my CPU cpufrequtils does not work

After upgrading my CPU (nothing else changed on my system) I can't change the governor of my CPU. I tried reinstalling cpufrequtils, but got the following error: Setting up cpufrequtils (008-1) ... ...
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Disable "ondemand" CPU scaling daemon

I have a server that, as of the upgrade to 10.04, is now running the "ondemand" CPU scaling daemon. Why would it automatically install this? I don't want my server saving power at the expense of ...
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