LSB1.1: /proc/cpuinfo

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Fri Jan 4 08:52:47 PST 2002


> If you are refering to the code in arch/i386/kernel/setup.c, the code that
> determines the features is spread over several hundred lines of code which
> makes decisions based on model info and various erratta.

What do apps actually care about
	-	MMX
	-	Athlon MMX2
	-	SSE
	-	SSE2
and occasionally
	-	CPU vendor
	-	CPU model

Not rocket science




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