Subject: Re: port-amd64/37461: x86 cpu dmesg output is noisy
To: Jared D. McNeill <>
From: Andrew Doran <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 12/09/2007 03:51:11
On Sat, Dec 08, 2007 at 10:32:33PM -0500, Jared D. McNeill wrote:

> On Sun, 9 Dec 2007, Andrew Doran wrote:
> >> What about eg. arch/i386/i386/procfs_machdep.c ?
> >
> >We need to preserve the info there but getting it is easy, just make a few
> >cpuid calls. A lot of the verbose identifcation stuff could move out.
> You suggested using cpuctl for reporting this information before -- how 
> would it make a cpuid call on each cpu from userland?

When we have the APIs to do binding then we are in business. Until then it
doesn't matter because the current code calls identcpu() $ncpu times on the
boot CPU.