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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86_64: Limit the number of processor bootup messages
On 11/12/2009 02:22 PM, Dave Jones wrote:
>
> But I don't disagree with Andi either, that it's not particularly useful,
> and we can get all this from userspace in /proc/cpuinfo, or x86info.
>

I personally don't think it's useful at all. It gives information about
the processor which can be obtained from other sources. What we want is
enough information that the CPU can be unambiguously identified, so that
when someone posts dmesg we can tell what machine they came from.

-hpa


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