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Re: wrong estd value

On Sat, 30 Aug 2008 13:21:23 -0400 (EDT)
"Jared D. McNeill" <jmcneill%invisible.ca@localhost> wrote:

> On Sat, 30 Aug 2008, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > My question is this: is this a pure hardware feature, or do we need
> > to do something to support this properly?  For example -- given my
> > usage pattern, the primary time I'm running at max CPU speed for an
> > extended period is when I'm doing a system build, which I do with
> > -j3.  That, of course, means that both CPUs will be running
> > flat-out.  What speed is it really running at?  Like Joel, I've
> > opted to use -M to cap the speed, for fear of overheating the
> > chip.  Am I being too cautious?
> FYI, I opened a PR on this a while back:
>    http://gnats.netbsd.org/36995
Your PR says not to run estd.  Is that the right answer?  Or is
manually setting -M a sufficient work-around?

                --Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb

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