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From: IsoH <jd@...>
Subject: Re: G5 & missing performance
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:37:56 +0300 (EEST)
On Fri, 11 Jun 2004, IsoH wrote:

> On Fri, 11 Jun 2004, IsoH wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 10 Jun 2004, Pieter Van den Abeele wrote:
> > 
> > > is /proc/cpufreq useable on a G5?
> > 
> >   Perhaps not...
> 
>   Solved, I think...
> 
>   I set following OF-values:
> 
>     boot-command   mac-boot
>     boot-device    sd0:2,yaboot
> 
>   then I cold-booted machine and voila previous bzipping time
>   was back, magical stunt?!
> 
>   I still suspect that boot-command value differs anything; 
>   perhaps if boot is done from OF console with command
>   "boot"/"mac-boot" then machine is set to lower speed. 
>   On the other hand, if boot is done by cold-booting and not
>   interfering boot sequence in any way then machine's processing
>   speed should be ok I think. Have to check that...
> 

  Yes, so it seems to be that it doesn't matter if
  "boot-command" is "boot" or "mac-boot" bzipping-test's 
  speed is same in both ways...

> 
> 
> 

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IsoH



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