lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2007]   [Feb]   [6]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRE: Slower CPU frequency reported by the kernel
Date
From
> > I'm using a PC with AMD 64 3000+ cpu which is theoricaly running at
> > 2Ghz. But when looking at /proc/cpuinfo, the kernel reports that it
> > runs only at 1Ghz:
> > ...
> > What's going wrong ?
>
> Do you have feature called "Cool N' Quiet" enabled in BIOS?
> I had the same problem and disabling the feature the problem resolved.

Linux reports the frequency the processor is currently running at.
Cool N' Quiet is a feature that allows the processor to run at a
lower frequency and voltage when it is idle, thereby saving you
power and letting your fans run slower and quieter. Don't turn it
off.

-Mark Langsdorf
AMD, Inc.


-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2007-02-06 19:41    [W:0.055 / U:4.520 seconds]
©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site