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SubjectRe: test10-pre3
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> > --- linux-2.4.0-test10-pre3/include/asm-i386/bugs.h.~1~	Sat Sep  9 12:49:40 2000
> > +++ linux-2.4.0-test10-pre3/include/asm-i386/bugs.h Mon Oct 16 23:14:42 2000
> > @@ -426,5 +426,5 @@
> > check_pentium_f00f();
> > #endif
> > check_cyrix_coma();
> > - system_utsname.machine[1] = '0' + boot_cpu_data.x86;
> > + system_utsname.machine[1] = '0' + (boot_cpu_data.x86 > 6 ? 6 : boot_cpu_data.x86);
> > }
>
> Seems more sane to me.
> Alan, same diff for 2.2 ?

What about the other proc stuff. This will report a 1586, type 15 cpu and
stuff but intel refuse to guarantee they wont produce an actual '786' class
CPU.

> > mtrr.c will need fixing too, but we can't really do that until Intel
> > releases a new IA-32 System Programming manual with Pentium IV updates.
>
> Agreed.
>
> Why Intel chose family 15 is still beyond me though.

Why Intel do most things is generally a complete mystery.

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