[PATCH] remove bogomips from /proc/cpuinfo
linas at austin.ibm.com
Tue Aug 1 04:57:02 EST 2006
On Mon, Jul 31, 2006 at 08:17:05PM +0200, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> 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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