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SubjectRe: 2.6.9-rc4 Wrong processor speed
On Tue, 12 Oct 2004 18:07:09 +0000
Wil Reichert <wil.reichert@gmail.com> wrote:

> Just the current speed its running at, M's can drop the CPU to 600MHz
> to save power. Were the boots with the machine plugged or unplugged?
> I've noticed they'll start at the slower speed unplugged. Something
> like cpudyn makes boot speed irrelevant anyway.
>
> Wil
>
> On Tue, 12 Oct 2004 20:04:02 +0200, mobil@wodkahexe.de
> <mobil@wodkahexe.de> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > there seems to be some problem with detecting/displaying processor
> > speed.
> >
> > 2.6.8.1: Detected 1399.199 MHz processor
> > 2.6.9-rc3: Detected 599.541 MHz processor
> > 2.6.9-rc4: Detected 599.542 MHz processor
> >
> > Machine is an Acer Travelmate 291lci laptop. (Pentium M - centrino - speedstep)
> > This machine is running at 600Mhz, if it does not need more power.
> > But it should display the real clockspeed at bootup, shouldn't it ?
> >
> > Regards, Sebastian
> >
> >
> >
>

Hi,

when booting with ac adapter plugged in, i get "1399.199 MHz", when unplugged "599.541 MHz".
Seems, you're right.

So it's just an cosmetic issue.

Regards, Sebastian
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