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Re: cpuctl on Quad Core Xeon?
On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 07:33:45PM +0100, Urban Boquist wrote:
> Yes, I understand. What I mean is that cpuctl could be aware of this
> and try to be more clever. Saying it is a Pentium III here is just
> plain wrong.
Trying to be clever by parsing strings is just asking for complains with
the next set of CPUs where it will fail or give wrong data. The current
approach is to simply return what Intel wired into the CPUs, so it is as
good or bad as whatever Intel decided you should know. This is somewhat
different for AMD where you actually get a new CPU family for each
generation with changed feature set.
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