RFC: vid scaling does not belong in kernel?

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Tue Apr 5 21:23:08 CEST 2005

Hi Grant,

> So I don't have vrm, therfore I don't need to scale vid, that's the 
> logical reduction I've been trying to reach.  Why am I scaling a
> value when nothing can write access vrm?

You do have VRM, it is only auto-detected from the CPU model instead of
being set by the user. You still need to convert {VID, VRM} into a
voltage value.

And again your use of the term "scalling" here is confusing. What you do
is convert a binary value into a voltage value.

Jean Delvare

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