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From: Rich Payne (rdptalisman.alphalinux.org)
Date: Tue Aug 28 2001 - 07:19:14 CDT
On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 07:43:43AM -0400, Rich Payne wrote:
> > On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Linus Gasser wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > On Tuesday 28 August 2001 08:51, you wrote:
> > > > Did anyone experience something simmilar or knows what to turn on/off
> > > > or to patch ?
> > > Yes and no. I do have the same problem on a PC164 with 2.4.9. In fact I found
> > > out that the BogoMIPS are calculated inproperly. I get something like 3900 of
> > > them, and this on a single 500Mhz. Not bad what linux can do to your
> > > computer! Unfortunatly I didn't find a way to correct that. Just my 2c
> > Is the processor speed correct? If you look in /proc/cpuinfo or dmesg
> > does it report something like 500MHz?
> I checked /var/log/kern.log:
> Aug 27 21:20:54 sixtyfor kernel: HWRPB cycle frequency bogus. Estimated 2515408510 Hz
> Aug 27 21:20:54 sixtyfor kernel: Using epoch = 1952
> Aug 27 21:20:54 sixtyfor kernel: Console: colour VGA+ 80x25
> Aug 27 21:20:54 sixtyfor kernel: Calibrating delay loop... 5203.80 BogoMIPS
> Yes, it is a factor 5.03 off the "expected" result. Is ist possible to
> "hardwire" this value ?
Yes, you can pass it in the kernel flags, add something like
"cycle=500000000" and see if that's better.
-- Rich Payne rpaynealphalinux.org www.alphalinux.org
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