8.34. cpupowerutils

Updated cpupowerutils packages that fix several bugs and add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The cpupowerutils packages provide a suite of tools to manage power states on appropriately enabled central processing units (CPU).

Bug Fix

BZ#1056310, BZ#1109187
Prior to this update, the turbostat utility did not correctly access the energy status register on certain Intel Core processors. As a consequence, turbostat displayed the following error message:
/dev/cpu/0/msr offset 0x641 read failed
With this update, turbostat has been fixed to correctly access the proper energy status registers. As a result, turbostat now returns the expected data in the described scenario.
In addition, this update adds the following

Enhancement

BZ#1093513
This update adds support for the Intel Broadwell Microarchitecture to the turbostat utility.
Users of cpupowerutils are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs and add this enhancement.