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Old 06-16-2004, 10:15 PM   #1
Fernando534
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Wrong Processor Speed in Slackware 9.1


Hi there,
I have the following hardware:

Compaq Amrmada M700 laptop
Intel PIII 650MHz
192Mb RAM
40Gig HDD

My question is:

Why is Linux telling me that my processor is only 497Mhz? I'm also running WinXP on this laptop and windows does recognize the 650Mhz processor. Please see the output of cat /proc/cpuinfo bellow:

Any help is appreciated...
Thanks in advance!

Fernando,

fernando@blackhawk:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 8
model name : Pentium III (Coppermine)
stepping : 1
cpu MHz : 497.568
cache size : 256 KB
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes


fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 2
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 mmx fxsr sse
bogomips : 992.87
 
  


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