Re: Question on BogoMIPS

Steve McIntyre (
Mon, 14 Apr 1997 17:57:48 +0100 (BST)

You wrote:

>I do know that I get aproximately the same results with and without the
>cyrix patch applied which is strange...

Yes, same here. The _really_ weird thing I've seen is problems with
negative results from ping:

hammer:~$ ping localhost
PING localhost ( 56 data bytes
64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=64 time=1.9 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=-12.-1 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=-7.-9 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=3 ttl=64 time=-24.-5 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=4 ttl=64 time=-13.-2 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=5 ttl=64 time=-9.-1 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=6 ttl=64 time=-10.0 ms

--- localhost ping statistics ---
7 packets transmitted, 7 packets received, 0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max = -24.-5/61356664.9/1.9 ms

I'm now back to a non-patched kernel and it's working normally-ish...

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