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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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