Why is the scaling_governor file missing on the RHEL system?

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  • File /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor is missing from the system.
  • Not able to set the cpu frequency scaling_governor in RHEL
# cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor
cat: /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor: No such file or directory


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux [All]
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.9
    • HP Physical ProLiant BL460c Gen9 servers

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