Re: CPU frequency shifting "problems"

Alan Cox (
Fri, 28 Sep 2001 23:30:22 +0100 (BST)

> effective frequency at all. Even if you knew all the details of SpeedStep
> (and I've seen the same MS doc you have Alan and was surprised at its
> detail) you'd still be hosed if the CPU'd be hosed in a
> *good* way because at least any delays would be longer (not shorter) than
> expected but your times would be off nonetheless.

Remember you get an interrupt from the transition that you can steal from
the ROM gunge, or is that another deep intel secret you can't comment on 8)

Just why are intel so obsessed by secrets about something every other vendor
does anyway ?

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