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Re: Help in finding the cycle counter for mips and mipsel

James A. Treacy wrote:
> On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 10:08:43PM -0400, James A. Treacy wrote:
> > 
> > If you know how, could you tell me how to access the cycle counter on
> > those newer chips? I would like to send the information upstream and
> > include it with the Debian package for those who would like to compile
> > fftw3 themselves.
> One other thing I forgot. Is there a compile time variable (if that
> is the right term for them) that can be used to tell if you are on a
> machine that has a cycle counter?

You could parse the output of /proc/cpuinfo, I guess.
Not sure if this info is also available as sysctl, but probably yes.



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