Re: CPU frequency shifting "problems"

Eric W. Biederman (
28 Sep 2001 14:29:45 -0600

Linus Torvalds <> writes:

> What does exist is the bus clock (well, a multiple of it, but you get the
> idea), and that one is stable. I bet PCI devices don't like to be randomly
> driven at frequencies "somewhere between 12 and 33MHz" depending on load ;)

I doubt they would like it but it is perfectly legal (PCI spec..) to
vary the pci clock, depending upon load.

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