Subject: Re: "GenuineIntel" spacing ???
To: Peter Galbavy <>
From: Brian D. Carlstrom <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/31/1994 17:14:29
>>> Peter Galbavy writes:

     > I only saw an >0.9a i386 install recently, and I like the bit
     > about the type of CPU... but is there supposed to be a space in
     > the sring "GenuineIntel" at boot time.

     > This is so trivial an issue that I wasn't going to raise a pr :)

from what i hear from mycroft, the cpu returns a 12 byte identification
(manuafacturer) string. intels return (coverted to ascii):


which is the 12 bytes exactly