[rc5] extrememly bad NetBSD performance with v1 client

Michael Graff explorer at flame.org
Mon Jun 30 18:07:02 EDT 1997


Michael Graff <explorer at flame.org> writes:

> Strangely enough, after a reboot of lenin, it gets 180k/sec or so.
> This is more in line with what I'd expect.

Well, I found out what was causing my bad performance.

I had the BIOS set to power saving mode, and the BIOS was slowing down
the CPU when it thought it wasn't in use -- i.e, keyboard and mouse
activity was nil.

After turning this off, the machine is up to speed and running where I
expected it.

--Michael
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