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Re: celeron shown nas p3
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: celeron shown nas p3
- From: jan_(_dot_)_niemann_(_at_)_tu-bs_(_dot_)_de
- Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 14:45:07 +0200
On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 06:34:49AM -0400, Marcus Watts wrote:
> The chip doesn't actually report strings at all,
> just numeric IDs which get mapped into strings using logic
> in /usr/src/sys/arch/i386/i386/machdep.c .
are you sure about this ?
iirc, "GenuineIntel" or "AuthenticAMD"
can be read directly from CPU- registers
after using the "cpuid" command.
which is, iirc, available since later
486- type CPU's
correct me, if i'm wrong.
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