Subject: Re: probing CPU speed?
To: Michael K. Sanders <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/19/1998 00:56:45
On Wed, Nov 18, 1998 at 04:44:30PM -0700, Michael K. Sanders wrote:
> Is there a reason CPU speed isn't printed out along with the type at
> boot time?

The CPU speed isn't trivially determined. There'd have to be a speed
determination loop/timing to do that, something like 'mhz' in lmbench,
but in-kernel.

- Frank