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SubjectRe: How to read BIOS information
Arjan van de Ven wrote:

>On Mon, 2006-05-08 at 19:44 +0530, Madhukar Mythri wrote:
>
>
>>Hi,
>> Im new to this group.
>>I want to get some information from BIOS. i.e i want to know whether
>>Hyperthreading is Enabled/Disabled(as per BIOS settings) from an user
>>applications program.
>>
>>
>
>there is no standard way to do this. You can use /proc/cpuinfo to see if
>the kernel found ht'd processors. But that's the best you can do.
>(well you could grovel through the acpi tables just like the kernel
>does, but you really don't want to do that from userspace)
>
>
>
>
"proc/cpuinfo" says only HT support is their or not but, it will not say
whether HT is Enalbled/Disabled..
How to read ACPI tables ? Can you give little info on this...
even from Driver program, if its possible please tell me...


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Madhukar Mythri
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