Bogomips



bogomips
unit
(From “bogus”, “MIPS”) The timing unit of the Linux kernel.
A BogoMips is an unscientific measurement of processor speed made by the Linux kernel when it boots, to calibrate an internal busy-loop.
BogoMips MiniHowto (http://metalab.unc.edu/LDP/HOWTO/mini/BogoMips.html).
(1999-05-06)

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Bogon

    bogon /boh’gon/ (By analogy with proton/electron/neutron, but doubtless reinforced after 1980 by the similarity to Douglas Adams’s “Vogons”) 1. The elementary particle of bogosity (see quantum bogodynamics). For instance, “the Ethernet is emitting bogons again” means that it is broken or acting in an erratic or bogus fashion. 2. A query packet sent from a […]

  • Bogon-filter

    bogon filter



  • Bogon-flux

    bogon flux

  • Bogong

    a dark-colored Australian moth, Agrostis infusa, used by Aborigines as food. noun an edible dark-coloured Australian noctuid moth, Agrotis infusa



Disclaimer: Bogomips definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.