Re: Newbie questions
> I've recently installed potato on a e4500 machine and noticed some strange
> First, the bogoMIPS calculation is quite strange:
> Jan 26 17:00:21 levaca kernel: Calibrating delay loop... 799.53 BogoMIPS
> Jan 26 17:00:21 levaca last message repeated 7 times
> Jan 26 17:00:21 levaca kernel: Total of 9 processors activated (71.96 BogoMIPS)
Oops, try this patch:
--- linux/arch/sparc64/kernel/smp.c Tue Jan 2 17:27:24 2001
+++ linux_sparc32/arch/sparc64/kernel/smp.c Sat Jan 27 14:54:00 2001
@@ -290,8 +290,8 @@
printk("Total of %d processors activated (%lu.%02lu BogoMIPS).\n",
cpucount + 1,
- (bogosum + 2500)/500000,
- ((bogosum + 2500)/5000)%100);
smp_activated = 1;
smp_num_cpus = cpucount + 1;
> Second, the machine hangs or boots when used heavily by period of aprox.
> 3hs. I'm crunching distributed.net rc5 keys, a task that uses full
> processing power, when these things happen.
Do you get an oops report or does it lock up hard? I'd like to track this
bug down since I havent had access to a > 2 CPU machine for a while.
> and finaly, is there a way to obtain cpu temperature ? may I use SunOS's
> prtdiag for it ?
There is an option to enable this stuff but I have no idea how well it works
(I havent got a machine to test it myself):
SUNW, envctrl support