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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] [4/50] x86: add cpu codenames for Kconfig.cpu

    On Sep 22 2007 08:57, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    >>
    >> This seems like yet another list that will need to be perpetually
    >> kept up to date, and given 99% of users don't know the codename
    >> of their core, just the marketing name, I question its value.
    >
    >As a bare minimum requirement the list presented here shall use same
    >names as used in /proc/cpuinfo
    >
    >On this box I read:
    >
    >vendor_id : GenuineIntel
    >model name : Pentium III (Coppermine)
    >
    >This info must be present in Kconfig text (help text) too.
    >I always have trouble selecting the right CPU before so I welcome this patch
    >that give me more info - and maybe a bit too much.

    model name : AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2000+

    here. Seems like Intel encodes their codenames into cpuid :(
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