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Oracle Linux: One Exadata DB Node Runs With A Lower CPU Clock Frequency Than Other Nodes (Doc ID 2450761.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.1 to Oracle Linux 7.5 [Release OL5U1 to OL7U5]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


The CPU characteristics shown in the /proc/cpuinfo file includes both the rated clock speed (model name) and the actual clock speed in use (cpu MHz).

Example Of CPU With Expected Clock Rate

For a CPU at the expected speed:




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In this Document
 Example Of CPU With Expected Clock Rate
 Example Of CPU With A Slower Clock
 Review The Socket-specific Information
 CPU Running As Expected
 CPU Running With Degraded Clock

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