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Re: [SLE] CPU oddness.. /proc/cpuinfo included.
  • From: Sid Boyce <sboyce@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2005 07:07:16 +0000
  • Message-id: <420470A4.2080101@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Ryan McCain wrote:
As you can see below I have a Intel Pentium 1600. If you look at the
actual cpu MHZ, its only performing around 600 mhz. Can someone explain
this or lead me to a possible solution?

OS = Suse 9.2
Comp: Dell Latitude D600 (laptop)

thanks.. ryan

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busket:~ # cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 9
model name : Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1600MHz
stepping : 5
cpu MHz : 598.220
cache size : 1024 KB
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 2
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr mce cx8 sep mtrr pge mca cmov
pat clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 tm pbe est tm2
bogomips : 1185.79

busket:~ #


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Ryan McCain
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Linux System Administrator 3
email: Ryan.McCain@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Phone: 225.219.0556
Fax: 225.219.0540

Registered Linux User #364609


try "powersave -f" and check again, if it's at full speed, then powersave is kicking in and you can safely set it back with "powersave-A". When the workload demands it, it'll dynamically switch back to full speed and back to powersave when the load falls off.
Regards
Sid.
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