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    Subject[RFC PATCH 0/2] ARM: Remove any correlation between IPC and BogoMips value
    Hi all,

    This small patch set may look a little over a month late, but there is a
    serious reason for posting it.

    When I moved the ARM delay loop over to using the architected timers
    rather than the CPU spinning loop (which has all the problems associated
    with cpu frequency scaling and what-not) I thought I was doing something
    useful for the port. However, it turns out that a surprising number of
    people have complained, and continue to complain, about the drop in
    their `BogoMIPs score'.

    After some education, they usually give in, but I figured it could be
    solved by removing the reporting of this number to userspace altogether.
    Unfortunately, that affects the output of /proc/cpuinfo, which I'm not
    comfortable changing, so instead I've written this slightly tongue-in-cheek
    series reporting obviously bogus values in those fields in the hope that
    people don't interpret them as anything meaningful.

    Comments welcome,


    Will Deacon (2):
    ARM: delay: print dummy values for bogomips
    init: calibrate: don't print out bogomips value on boot

    arch/arm/Kconfig.debug | 48 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    arch/arm/kernel/setup.c | 16 ++++++++--------
    arch/arm/kernel/smp.c | 13 ++-----------
    init/calibrate.c | 8 +++-----
    4 files changed, 61 insertions(+), 24 deletions(-)


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