Please check out ondemand script from ubuntu

Scott James Remnant scott at
Mon Jul 6 10:39:29 UTC 2009

On Sat, 2009-07-04 at 10:31 +0900, Mattia Dongili wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 03, 2009 at 04:43:16PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> > Hi.  Please check the ondemand script in
> > <URL:>.
> > In debian, that work is done by the cpufrequtils package you
> > maintainer, and I suspect it stay that way in Debian.  I believe
> > ubuntu did it this way to avoid having to pull in the cpufrequtils
> > package in every installation, but am not sure.
> I have no idea why they did it either...
> Well, what is loading the processor specific and governor modules in
> Ubuntu? In Debian this is done by cpufrequtils' init scripts.
The kernel loads them, itself.

> And then there is this which is odd:
> +    background)
> +	sleep 60 # probably enough time for desktop login
> [...]
> that leads you to this:
It should be obvious that this "ondemand" script is simply a temporary

Scott James Remnant
scott at
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