zeroing pages in the idle task?

Takashi Oe toe at
Sat Sep 16 02:30:42 EST 2000

On Fri, 15 Sep 2000, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > Would a rewrite of the bogomips loop be an option?
> Not really. The bogomips loop is meant to calibrate short delay loops used
> elsewhere in the kernel.
> You can always add another calibration loop for the MHz if you absolutely
> need to.

Using the bogomips as it is is cheap, so I think I'll code up with that
and add "(maybe wrong by 1 MHz or more)" or something for /proc/cpuinfo's
clock field.  Or remove that field all together where the information is
not readily available.

Takashi Oe

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