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Re: cpuctl on Quad Core Xeon?

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 12:02:07AM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> Am 24.11.2008 um Mo, 24. 11 2008, 18:08 schrieb Joerg Sonnenberger:
>>> On a Quad Core Xeon box I get this, should it really say "Pentium  
>>> III" ???
>> Yes. That is the family/model ID after all. Blame Intel.
> If it has that ID on a Xeon system, I'd blame NetBSD for not saying  
> "Pentium III/Xeon".

Xeon is a marketing name. For example:
cpu0: Intel Core 2 (Merom) (686-class), id 0x6f6
cpu0: "Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU            5130  @ 2.00GHz"

This is a Xeon as well. So telling it "Xeon" doesn't give you anything.


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