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Re: ACPI related performance trouble

Brian Buhrow <> wrote:

>       hello.  I wonder if you've compared your BIOS settings on both
> machines?  While the BIOS may be the same version, it's possible the
> settings are not identical.  this is strongly suggested by the fact that
> one of your machines shows a serial number in its machdep.dmi output,
> while the other does not.

I double checked. Both machine report it, but the information is only
shown to root. I must have run the sysctl command as an unprivilegied
user on the slow machine.

> Doing that comparison will be tedious, but I think worth it.

Indeed; In an ideal world, there would be a way to get a MIB of BIOS

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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