Re: PROBLEM: Incorrect CPUs (Xeon 1.8 with HT) frequency ?

From: Brian Gerst (
Date: Mon Jan 20 2003 - 10:53:01 EST

Andrey V. Ignatov wrote:
> I think that kernel detect my CPUs not correctly. I have box with dual
> Xeon CPU 1.80GHz and HT feature. Kernel successfully found all 4
> virtual CPUs but frequency of each CPUs is incorrect as I mean.
> My system build on Intel® E7500 chipset.
> I try kernels : 2.4.20 & 2.4.21-pre3...
> Output from /proc/cpuinfo (for each processor the same):
> vendor_id : GenuineIntel
> cpu family : 15
> model : 2
> model name : Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 1.80GHz
> stepping : 7
> cpu MHz : 798.659

Are you sure the Jumpers (or BIOS) are configured for the right
frequency? Jumperless motherboards in particular have a habit of
reverting to a "safe" frequency if a boot fails or if you power off
during POST.

				Brian Gerst

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