Subject: Re: Please test POWERNOW_K[78]
To: None <>
From: Chris Baird <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 08/29/2006 19:30:32
 >> -current, if you have - any AMD Athlon Mobile or Athlon 64 cpu,
 >> please try it out and - report success/failure, etc.

 > I know this to be a bit late, but..
 > I have to report failure.. I've got an HP Pavilion ze4500
 > Laptop with an AMD Atholon XP2500+ processor [...]
 > Any ideas what might need to be tweaked? I'm more than happy
 > to build and test kernels on the system.

I was testing on an Athlon64 3200+ (ASrock 939Dual-SATA2 motherboard,
mumblenumber BIOS revision), and was thinking the same thing when a
dhrystone benchmark kept returning 8M dry/sec regardless of the
throttling factor. A while later I was looking at top, and I notice...
the system clock is running at half speed. "aahhhhhhhh..."

Chris Baird,, <>