Bogomips and loops_per_jiffy

Jean-Denis Boyer jdboyer at
Tue Apr 23 01:57:58 EST 2002


> I've noticed that about half the time, the kernels I build take what I
> think is a long time (> 20 seconds) in calibrate_delay().

I have exactly the same problem with my custom board using an 8260.
At every 5-10 times I start the kernel, it hangs on
'Calibrating delay loop...' for about 1 minute, and then yields
the same result (130.66 BogoMips).

I begun to try to debug that problem, but without any success yet. :-(
I've searched through the mailing lists, but did not find anything of

This problem is very annoying and I really want to fix it!

 Jean-Denis Boyer, B.Eng., System Architect
 Mediatrix Telecom Inc.
 4229 Garlock Street
 Sherbrooke (Québec)
 (819)829-8749 x241

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