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SubjectRe: bogo-bogomips
On Fri, Mar 17, 2000 at 11:28:37PM +1100, Andrew Morton wrote:
> 2.3.99-pre1 is getting my bogomips wrong:

No it's not. It's calculating them in a different way (the rdtsc-
based __delay()) than older kernels did; this was necessary to
avoid problems with new / planned CPUs that have unexpected delay
loop behaviour (for example, Laptop CPUs that run at different
clock speeds when they are using AC rather than battery).

> Makes me wonder if the RTC is playing up. Any theories?

On all recent CPUs, BogoMIPS should be twice as high as the CPU
clock speed in MHz.

Philipp Rumpf

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