Why all core frequencies are the same on a dual core AMD platform in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0? Why do the frequencies change together and why do all cores change to the same new frequency when the frequency of one is changed?

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Release found: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5


AMD has designed certain multi-core processors to allow the cores to run at different clock speeds. This is done to minimize power consumption by allowing lightly loaded cores and processors to run at a slower speed when processing light workloads. In some cases, it is desirable to use the fast, scalable, low...

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