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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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