Subject: Re: Processor types and uname data on AIX (proposed change)
To: Peter Schmiedeskamp <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/06/2004 21:01:57
On 6 May 2004 at 11:00, Peter Schmiedeskamp wrote:

> Ugh!  Under AIX 4.3, there appears to be no good way
> of determining the processor type.  Maybe during
> bootstrap, we could try to set the uname flags to
> -prvs, and failing that, fall back to building binary
> packages on a per-machine basis?
The bootinfo -T command should reply with the processor type
AIX uses this value for bosboot, mksysb, and NIM.
-Andy Wallis