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From: Pieter Van den Abeele <pvdabeel@g.o>
To: IsoH <jd@××××××.fi>
Cc: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o, Pieter Van den Abeele <pvdabeel@g.o>, gentoo-ppc-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-dev] G5 & missing performance
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 21:06:20
Message-Id: 0126BACC-BB22-11D8-98E0-0003938E7E46@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-ppc-dev] G5 & missing performance by IsoH
is /proc/cpufreq useable on a G5?

The only thing I see on a G5 is /proc/cpuinfo, which displays:

pvdabeel@Dual-G5 proc $ cat cpuinfo
processor       : 0
cpu             : PPC970, altivec supported
clock           : 1800MHz
revision        : 2.2 (pvr 0039 0202)
bogomips        : 1200.12

processor       : 1
cpu             : PPC970, altivec supported
clock           : 1800MHz
revision        : 2.2 (pvr 0039 0202)
bogomips        : 1200.12

total bogomips  : 2400.25
machine         : PowerMac7,2
motherboard     : PowerMac7,2 MacRISC4 Power Macintosh
detected as     : 336 (PowerMac G5)
pmac flags      : 00000000
L2 cache        : 512K unified
memory          : 0MB
pmac-generation : NewWorld

On 10 Jun 2004, at 21:30, IsoH wrote:

> > I've noticed that there is no /proc/cpufreq anymore > (this is 2.6.7-rc2), so how do I suppose to give a command: > echo "x:yyyy:zzzz:performance" > /proc/cpufreq > > ??? > > It is obvious that about 25-35% performance is missing; > it is possible to gain this back if I boot by mac-boot & livecd, > but I want to boot from /dev/sda now with full performance... > > > -- > > IsoH > > > > -- > gentoo-ppc-dev@g.o mailing list >
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