Subject: Pentium 4E detection
To: NetBSD current <>
From: Jean-Edouard BABIN <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/04/2005 00:35:06

Here is the top of my dmesg

NetBSD 3.99.3 (NOVA) #4: Sat Apr 30 22:53:52 CEST 2005
total memory = 958 MB
avail memory = 929 MB
BIOS32 rev. 0 found at 0xf0010
mainbus0 (root)
cpu0 at mainbus0: (uniprocessor)
cpu0: Intel (686-class), 2993.11 MHz, id 0xf41
cpu0: features bfebfbff<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,PAE,MCE,CX8,APIC,SEP,MTRR>
cpu0: features bfebfbff<PGE,MCA,CMOV,PAT,PSE36,CFLUSH,DS,ACPI,MMX>
cpu0: features bfebfbff<FXSR,SSE,SSE2,SS,HTT,TM,SBF>
cpu0: features2 441d<SSE3,MONITOR,DS-CPL,CID,xTPR>
cpu0: "Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz"
cpu0: I-cache 12K uOp cache 8-way
cpu0: L2 cache 1 MB 64B/line 8-way
cpu0: ITLB 4K/4M: 64 entries
cpu0: DTLB 4K/4M: 64 entries
cpu0: using thermal monitor 1
cpu0: 32 page colors

As you can see it only report
cpu0: Intel (686-class), 2993.11 MHz, id 0xf41
Instead of something like
cpu0: Intel Pentium 4E (686-class), 2993.11 MHz, id 0xf41

Is it normal or is it because the processor is 'unknow' ?

Jean-Edouard BABIN
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