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Re: Bogomips

At some point, Shawn Asmussen had written:
> I was browsing through the mini HOWTO's and I was reading the Bogomips 
> one, and I noticed that according to the document, a normal 486 DX/DX2 
> has a bogomips around half of it's clockspeed, and that particularly low 
> values often indicate an improperly configured bios. Anyway, I'm running 
> an AMD 486DX4-120, and my Bogomips only shows up at 3.08. I realize that 
> this isn't a very good measure of system performance, but I thought that 
> the particularly low value might indicate that my cmos isn't setup 
> properly. I am running the default values for virtually everything buy my 
> hard drive settings, and I've tried enabling/disabling various options 
> like adapter ram cache, and rom cache, and what not but no change. Any 
> suggestions on how to figure out what settings I should use?

I just went through this les than a month ago... You have to look at the
write-back/write-thru setting. I had to set it to write-thru.


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