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#1 2022-09-27 19:16:08

erdos
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Registered: 2018-06-04
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20-year-old Linux workaround is still slowing down AMD systems

hi  I'm wondering what you guys' take on this if you're on AMD system using Devuan/Debian.

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/09/20-year-old-linux-workaround-is-still-slowing-down-amd-systems/

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#2 2022-09-28 06:21:05

Head_on_a_Stick
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Registered: 2019-03-24
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Re: 20-year-old Linux workaround is still slowing down AMD systems

Well here's my processor benchmarked under both Windows & Linux:

https://www.phoronix.com/review/ryzen7p … ws-linux/8

^ That was with the old, "slow" ACPI code. Windows is clearly beaten. The difference should be even greater with the new fix. Yay.

EDIT: and who even uses ACPI anyway?

$ cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_driver  
amd-pstate
$

Last edited by Head_on_a_Stick (2022-09-28 06:34:47)


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