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CPU consumption monitor?

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Hi all!



I was wondering if I need to overclock my WRT54GL 1.1 router.

With DD-WRT I have the option to overclock it to 250Mhz. Is it really necessary? How can I measure CPU to know if I'm running out of process?



Regards!

Luis
post #2 of 3
Log into the DD-WRT control panel and click on the Status tab on the far right. It will bring up a screen that shows CPU load, memory information, and more. Even if your CPU is barely loaded, overclocking can boost your signal strength a bit. Be warned, however, that in order to overclock to 250 MHz, you will probably need to install a heatsink, fan, or both. Running the router at it's full 250 MHz overclock without any extra cooling will cause it to become unstable.
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You can also telnet into the router (just 'telnet <router IP>') and write "uptime".

That'll give you the amount of load it's currently processing:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Load_%28computing%29
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