Why does IPC counter of turbostat prints invalid value "inf" when ran without frequency and idle category?

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Issue

  • Why does IPC counter of turbostat prints invalid value "inf" when ran without frequency and idle category?
# turbostat -q -i 1 --show all --hide frequency --hide idle
usec  Time_Of_Day_Seconds  Core  CPU  APIC  X2APIC  IPC  IRQ  SMI  CoreTmp  PkgTmp  PkgWatt  RAMWatt  PKG_%  RAM_%
610   1651206640.358451    -     -    -     -       inf  198  0    36       42      13.20    1.01     0.00   0.00
14    1651206640.357855    0     0    0     0       inf  12   0    33       42      13.20    1.01     0.00   0.00
5     1651206640.357874    0     8    1     1       inf  7    0
8     1651206640.357926    1     1    2     2       inf  7    0    36
4     1651206640.357944    1     9    3     3       inf  34   0
8     1651206640.357997    2     2    4     4       inf  7    0    33
5     1651206640.358015    2     10   5     5       inf  19   0
8     1651206640.358066    3     3    6     6       inf  10   0    34
5     1651206640.358085    3     11   7     7       inf  11   0
8     1651206640.358138    4     4    8     8       inf  17   0    34
5     1651206640.358157    4     12   9     9       inf  6    0
8     1651206640.358211    5     5    10    10      inf  6    0    33
5     1651206640.358247    5     13   11    11      inf  7    0
23    1651206640.358316    6     6    12    12      inf  16   0    33
4     1651206640.358335    6     14   13    13      inf  14   0
8     1651206640.358416    7     7    14    14      inf  4    0    34
5     1651206640.358451    7     15   15    15      inf  21   0
                                                    ^^^  
                                                    |||  

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 (Beta).
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.6 (Beta).

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