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POWERD(8)	       DragonFly System Manager's Manual	     POWERD(8)

NAME

powerd -- simple ACPI based CPU/power control

SYNOPSIS

powerd [-d]

DESCRIPTION

The powerd daemon monitors the CPU load and automatically adjusts the CPU frequency up or down. All CPUs will be set to their maximum frequency when the 1 second machine load exceeds 25% of one CPU. All CPUs will be set to their minimum fre- quency when the 10 second machine load drops below 12% of one CPU. The options are as follows: -d Debug option. Causes powerd to not go to the background and prints some debug output to stdout.

DIAGNOSTICS

The powerd utility will exit with a non-zero code if the required sysctls are not present.

SEE ALSO

acpi(4)

HISTORY

The powerd command first appeared in DragonFly 2.7.

BUGS

I'm shocked I tell you, shocked that there might be bugs in this program! DragonFly 3.7 June 28, 2010 DragonFly 3.7