Subject: Re: clarification between machine_arch and machine
To: matthew green <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/27/2002 11:55:55
>   >   but on my sparc i get this
>   >   
>   >   	hw.model = MB86904 @ 110 MHz, on-chip FPU
>   >   
>   >   which doesn't relate at all the the sun4foo stuff.
>   >
>   >it doesn't?  sure it does, you just have to decipher it a bit more...
>   decipher it?
>yes, that's a microsparcII isn't it?  sun4m.

netbsd's dmesg says

	mainbus0 (root): micro COMPstation 5

when i boot the machine, it says

	micro COMPstation 5, No Keyboard

and solaris's "dmesg" says

	root nexus = micro COMPstation 5

so microsparcII would not have been my guess.  it's made by tatung,
fwtw.  it still doesn't seem that much to ask, however, that there be
a much easier way to "divine" this information.

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