IBM Power Linux Flags file

Commands and Options Used to Submit Benchmark Runs

Shell, Environment, and Other Software Settings

Operating System Tuning Parameters

Firmware / BIOS / Microcode Settings

Power Mode is settable at the Advanced System Management menu that controls the trade-offs between power efficiency, frequency, and consistency. Four modes are available:

Idle Power Saver is an option that can be combined with Maximum Performance Mode, Dynamic Performance Mode, and Disable All Modes to allow the system to drop to a frequency level below nominal frequency under programmable idle circumstances.

Three Speculative Execution Control knobs are available:

Default selection is "Speculative execution controls to mitigate user-to-kernel and user-to-user side-channel attacks".