Subject: Re: Oddity with the 2.0B kernel (i386)
To: Vincent <email@example.com>
From: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/04/2004 21:57:39
On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 09:24:10PM +0200, Vincent wrote:
> it is a very unimportant thing, but I am rather sure, though I've no
> proof because I never really had a close look before, that my processor,
> an Intel P4M, is incorrecly detected as a Mobile Celeron.
The cpuid instruction got extended to return more flags in another
register - and the NetBSD code has not yet been updated. A patch for this
and a basic "enhanced speed step" driver has been posted to port-i386
late in the last year, but not yet been integrated.