Re: problem in BOGOmips

From: Mathieu Chouquet-Stringer (
Date: Fri Feb 09 2001 - 16:19:04 EST (Ashish Gupta) writes:

> Hi,
> I want to use bogomips as the indicator of CPU capability for
> different architectures. I have found following values from /proc/cpuinfo
> for different CPUs.

You got your answer. Try pronounce bogomips and you will hear bogo like in
bogus. The Bogomips don't represent anything but a way to have a good delay
mechanism... So you can't compare them between CPUs!

Mathieu CHOUQUET-STRINGER              E-Mail :
     Learning French is trivial: the word for horse is cheval, and
               everything else follows in the same way.
                        -- Alan J. Perlis
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