[PATCH] remove bogomips from /proc/cpuinfo

Andreas Schwab schwab at suse.de
Tue Aug 1 04:17:05 EST 2006

Olaf Hering <olh at suse.de> writes:

>  On Mon, Jul 31, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> On Monday 31 July 2006 14:59, Olaf Hering wrote:
>> > Remove bogomips from /proc/cpuinfo.
>> > It is now really bogus since "timebase-frequency" is shown.
>> Well, but it's still part of the ABI, right?
>> How do you determine that there are no broken applications
>> still relying on it?
> Everything works on a G5, as example. Alpha doesnt have it either.
> What pratical value had bogomips for an application?

What harm does it do?


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