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Re: cpuctl on Quad Core Xeon?

On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 06:59:16PM +0100, Urban Boquist wrote:
> Intel is not calling this cpu a Pentium III, right? So why should
> cpuctl do so?

Intel is reusing the family/model ID of the Pentium III. That's why
cpuctl tells you what it does.

> Even if it happens to be family 6 and model 7, surely there is some
> other way to get more information out of it? Or where is this line
> coming from?
> cpu0: "Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           X3360  @ 2.83GHz"

That's a literal string encoding in a bunch of registers.


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