Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] CPU clock - beware
From: Stefan Scheffler (stefanscheffler_AT_gmx.net)
Date: Sat Jul 24 2004 - 17:12:34 EEST
tim hall schrieb:
>I'm as sure as can be that the processor is supported at 100 FSB - i.e. this
>is stated quite clearly in the hardcopy manual. I'm that nervous about
>fiddling with hardware that I wouldn't bother with a move like this unless
>there were strong indications that this is _the_ right setting.
hmm ... are you sure about the type of processor? AFAIK only Celerons
+700 mhz support a 100mz fsb.
Intel has a utility to check cpu information bus speed and so on ..
sadly it's windows/dos only:
>Well, I'm running at 100MHz x 6 right now.
>I take full responsibility for my actions.
>Are there any signs I should watch out for?
freezes, crashes(segfaults usually), screen artifacts, corruption all
that interesting stuff. :)
another neat utility for stress testing is cpuburn you can get it here:
or as a simple benchmark glxgears in software mode.
>I think it's probably more a question of me explaining badly. I think I've
>just set it to the maximum I can get with this mobo & processor. The one
>weirdness is that the processor is now being detected as 900MHz, which is not
>true. Perhaps the 1800 bogomips reading is, I don't know.
now that is uh ... interesting ... so within two days you like almost
quadrupled your processor speed .. congratulations :D
could you post the output of "cat /proc/cpuinfo"? I'd love to see that. :)
"model name :" should tell you the name and aometimes the design
speed of the cpu
"cpu MHz" the real current speed
"bogomips" issome weird timing value I have no idea what it means exactly
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