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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/4 v2] x86: use common aperfmperf_khz_on_cpu() to calculate KHz using APERF/MPERF
On Fri, 23 Jun 2017, Len Brown wrote:
> This x86 native method to calculate MHz returns a meaningful result
> no matter if P-states are controlled by hardware or firmware
> and/or if the Linux cpufreq sub-system is or is-not installed.
> When this routine is invoked more frequently, the measurement
> interval becomes shorter. However, the code limits re-computation
> to 10ms intervals so that average frequency remains meaningful.
> Discerning users are encouraged to take advantage of
> the turbostat(8) utility, which can gracefully handle
> concurrent measurement intervals of arbitrary length.
> Signed-off-by: Len Brown <>

Reviewed-by: Thomas Gleixner <>

Raphael, please take the whole lot through the cpufreq tree.



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