Subject: Re: PR/35302: Wrong Intel CPUs features display
To: None <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 03/07/2007 08:40:00
On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 12:00:51AM +0100, Nicolas Joly wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 06, 2007 at 07:13:46PM +0100, Bernd Ernesti wrote:

> > The only problem is that it changes amd64 and not i386 too.
> i386 does not have the problem; it support Intel CPUs for quite a long
> time, and display correct CPUs features.

Hmm, ok not Intel CPUs, but AMD CPUs are still displayed differently on i386:

cpu0: AMD Dual-Core Opteron or Athlon 64 X2 (686-class)

> > IMHO we should move this function into x86.
> I'm not sure for the whole function, but indeed some parts could be
> shared.

I can't talk about this function because I know to few about it, but
IMHO all parts which would work on i386 and amd64 should be shared.