LSB1.1: /proc/cpuinfo

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Fri Jan 4 04:15:49 PST 2002


Previously Stuart Anderson wrote:
> I'd like avoid /proc completely, but we needed a way to determine what
> processor features are available (especially on IA32). Without this,
> we have to choose the i486 feature set as the least common denominator
> (ie no MMX, etc).

I'm not quite sure that is a bad thing actually.

Wichert.

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