If I add the following
processor.max_cstate=0 to the kernel command line for boot up, does that disable all CPU power management and throttling?
The link talks of Change CPU governor from 'ondemand' to 'performance' for all CPUs/cores and disabling kondemand from kernel.
Server is for web hosting
2.6.32-379.1.1.lve18.104.22.168.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Sat Aug 4 09:56:37 EDT 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
# dmidecode 2.11 SMBIOS 2.6 present. 74 structures occupying 2878 bytes. Table at 0x0009F000. Handle 0x0000, DMI type 0, 24 bytes BIOS Information Vendor: American Megatrends Inc. Version: 1.0c Release Date: 05/27/2010 Address: 0xF0000 Runtime Size: 64 kB ROM Size: 4096 kB Characteristics: ISA is supported PCI is supported PNP is supported BIOS is upgradeable BIOS shadowing is allowed ESCD support is available Boot from CD is supported Selectable boot is supported BIOS ROM is socketed EDD is supported 5.25"/1.2 MB floppy services are supported (int 13h) 3.5"/720 kB floppy services are supported (int 13h) 3.5"/2.88 MB floppy services are supported (int 13h) Print screen service is supported (int 5h) 8042 keyboard services are supported (int 9h) Serial services are supported (int 14h) Printer services are supported (int 17h) CGA/mono video services are supported (int 10h) ACPI is supported USB legacy is supported LS-120 boot is supported ATAPI Zip drive boot is supported BIOS boot specification is supported Targeted content distribution is supported BIOS Revision: 8.16 Handle 0x0001, DMI type 1, 27 bytes System Information Manufacturer: Supermicro Product Name: X8SIE Version: 0123456789 Serial Number: 0123456789 UUID: 49434D53-0200-9033-2500-33902500D52C Wake-up Type: Power Switch SKU Number: To Be Filled By O.E.M. Family: To Be Filled By O.E.M. Handle 0x0002, DMI type 2, 15 bytes Base Board Information Manufacturer: Supermicro Product Name: X8SIE Version: 0123456789 Serial Number: VM11S61561 Asset Tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M. Features: Board is a hosting board Board is replaceable Location In Chassis: To Be Filled By O.E.M. Chassis Handle: 0x0003 Type: Motherboard Contained Object Handles: 0 Handle 0x0003, DMI type 3, 21 bytes Chassis Information Manufacturer: Supermicro Type: Sealed-case PC Lock: Not Present Version: 0123456789 Serial Number: 0123456789 Asset Tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M. Boot-up State: Safe Power Supply State: Safe Thermal State: Safe Security Status: None OEM Information: 0x00000000 Height: Unspecified Number Of Power Cords: 1 Contained Elements: 0