Subject: Re: sysctl hw.model considered useless
To: matthew green <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 12/13/2002 09:48:01
	On the other ports hw.model seems to report the CPU model rather
	than the machine model. I definitely agree the machine model
	should be available, but possibly via a different sysctl (or
	introduce 'hw.cpu_model'?

On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, matthew green wrote:

> i propose changing these to report the system
> name, as reported at boottime:
> 	mainbus0 (root): SUNW,SPARCstation-20
> 	mainbus0 (root): SUNW,Ultra-1
> ie, just "SUNW,SPARCstation-20" or "SUNW,Ultra-1".  that is actually
> a useful value...

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