Re: Linux 2.4.19-pre4-ac2

Jonathan A. Davis (
26 Mar 2002 19:47:05 -0600

On Tue, 2002-03-26 at 19:22, Alan Cox wrote:
> Linux 2.4.19pre4-ac2

Alan and Co,

By chance I was culling through my boot log and noticed the following:

Initializing CPU#0
Detected 8132.282 MHz processor.

Now, I'd *love* to have a processor that could do that for real, but
don't think my Athlon XP quite makes the grade. :-)

Looking through my boot logs, this problem seems to start somewhere
between 2.4.19-pre2-ac4 and 2.4.19-pre4-ac1 (I didn't run any of the
intervening releases).

It's also sporadic -- out of 5 reboots, the proper speed (1466.559 MHz)
was detected 2 of the 5 times. Dropping back to 2.4.19-pre2-ac4 gives
me correct detection 5 of 5. No config changes were made between these
kernels (except =n for any new options).


Athlon XP 1700+
Soyo SY-K7VX MB (VIA KT266A)
1GB ECC PC2100 Memory
Redhat 7.2 (stock+updates with the exception of the kernel and XFree 4.2
(to support my ATI 7500 card)
Everything from the P/S to the cpu fan is AMD spec'd and environment
sensors show normal.

Please let me know if more info is needed...


-Jonathan <>

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