>>Today I noticed something very strange: the BogoMips of my Linux
>>machine, an AMD DX4/100, is at 49.87. I remember from days gone by
>>that it was 50.08. On closer inspection, I saw that this strange
>>behaviour started when I upgraded from 1.3.10 to 1.3.40.
>>Anyone out there experienced the same?
>Yes, with my 486 DX2/66 I used to get 33.55 BogoMips with
>kernel 1.2.13, and 33.12 BogoMips with kernel 1.3.42.
Following up to my own post here:
Having ugraded to a 100 Mhz Cx 6x86 i get the following results:
Kernel 1.2.13: 99.42 BogoMips
Kernel 1.3.88: 78.43 BogoMips
Quite some difference. Have the algorithm for the Bogomips test
been changed or what?
BTW, does anyone know what i should claim the 686 to be when
compiling the kernel? 486, Pentium, Pentium Pro?
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