Subject: Re: probing CPU speed?
To: None <>
From: Danny Thomas <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/19/1998 10:13:46
"Michael K. Sanders" <> asks
>Is there a reason CPU speed isn't printed out along with the type at
>boot time?

maybe because the CPU doesn't know?

it can depend on jumpers on the motherboard, but I don't see why an
insignificant proportion of the silicon budget in today's chips can't be
devoted to a digital frequency meter in the CPU to measure it 8-)

Danny Thomas