[ltp] Re: using Middleton BIOS on Linux (for SATA2)

Stefan Monnier linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 28 Jan 2013 14:38:40 -0500

> It stants for "ida active and doing something".  If you want to really
> know how fast in average the processor is doing under ida, get a copy
> of "turbostat" from the latest linux-kernel tree.  Maybe powertop 2.x
> also shows that info.

OT1H, I guess that's nice, since it means IDA is working already for me.
OTOH it means I can't look forward to a small speed bump any more.