Enable intel idle
On a system with Ubuntu distribution installed, the default configuration should show the following when running the command:
If the driver in use is "acpi_idle", the following steps are necessary to enable the intel_idle driver.
BIOS settings update
We need to enable MWAIT in the BIOS With admin password:upassw0rd CRB Setup -> CRB Advanced -> CPU Configuration -> Enable Monitor Mwait, as shown below
Then boot into Ubuntu and with sudo edit (or vim) /etc/default/grub, and edit the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT line adding
Verify MWAIT enabled
Note: NOT WORKING NOW ON UP SQUARED AND UP CORE PLUS - We are currently investigating
With the command:
The output now should be "intel_idle"