CPU speed not reported correctly
obrien at freebsd.org
Wed Dec 29 16:57:38 PST 2004
On Wed, Dec 29, 2004 at 04:25:55PM -0500, Michael W. Oliver wrote:
> CPU: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3400+ (801.83-MHz K8-class CPU)
> OK, here is my question: Why is the CPU speed reported as 801.83MHz?
> Is there something really wrong with my setup here? I have this machine
> configured to dual boot with the other OS being the x64 version of XP,
> and it reports a 2.2GHz CPU (for what it's worth...).
You've some how gotten your Athlon64 processor in Cool-n-Quiet (ie,
PowerNOW) cool, low-power mode. If you do a cold boot into FreeBSD, what
CPU speed is reported? By chance is this a laptop and not a desktop.
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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