This text gives some information about BogoMips, compiled
from various sources such as news and e-mail. This text, initially started back in 1993 as BogoMips Information Sheet, is retrievable in the most up-to-date version from its homepage at
www.clifton.nl, and from the various Linux archives in the file .../HOWTO/mini/BogoMips. Translations are available in
Slovak from appropriate archives.
article, titled 'the Quintessential Linux Benchmark,' was published in the Linux Journal, vol 21, January 1996. The BogoMips is also explained in
The Jargon File.
New mini-Howto entries for unlisted CPUs will be highly appreciated. They can
be send per e-mail to the author.
- 3.1 386 systems: SX, DX, Nexgen
- 3.2 Oddly or faultily configured 386 systems
- 3.3 486 systems
- 3.4 Oddly or faultily configured 486 systems
- 3.5 486 variations: Cyrix/IBM, UMC
- 3.6 Pentium systems
- 3.7 Oddly or faultily configured Pentium systems
- 3.8 Pentium variations: Intel (MMX, Pro, II, Celeron, III, 4)
- 3.9 Pentium variations: Cyrix, AMD (K, Duron, Athlon), Centaur
- 3.10 Alpha systems
- 3.11 Motorola systems
- 3.12 Sparc systems
- 3.13 PowerPC systems
- 3.14 Other CPU systems: Mips, Intel 8088/286 ELKS, IBM, Crusoe
- 3.15 Multi CPU systems
- 3.16 Non-Linux systems (reference only)