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SubjectRe: 2.6.26, PAT and AMD family 6
On 08-05-08 02:03, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Rene Herman wrote:
>>>
>>> Okay, that is utter nonsense. /proc/cpuinfo has always been, and
>>> will always be, the CPU *AS THE KERNEL SEES IT*. If you want
>>> something else, use x86info(1).
>>
>> What a lovely way of syncing reality with your definitions. The kernel
>> _does_ see that my CPU features PAT, it just refuses to use it because
>> it doesn't trust it enough. Vital difference. Maybe not to the kernel,
>> but definitely to me, the user. /proc/cpuinfo is a user interface.
>>
>
> No, /proc/cpuinfo is informing the user about the kernel's view of the
> CPU.

And again, the kernel DOES see that my CPU features PAT, it just refuses
to use it.

Rene.


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