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    SubjectRe: 2.1.115 and Cyrix detection
    Gregory McLean wrote:
    >
    > Again I'll jump in on this bandwagon by stating the detection code is screwing
    > up on this machine also.
    >
    > CPU 6x86MX PR233+
    >
    > Its not even detecting the stepping correctly..
    >
    > [gregm@tweetie gregm]$ cat /proc/cpuinfo
    > processor : 0
    > cpu family : 4
    > model : 6x86MX 2.5x Core/Bus Clock
    > vendor_id : CyrixInstead
    > stepping : 2.6
    > fdiv_bug : no
    > hlt_bug : no
    > sep_bug : no
    > f00f_bug : no
    > fpu : yes
    > fpu_exception : yes
    > cpuid level : -1
    > wp : yes
    > flags :
    > bogomips : 186.78
    >
    > As you can see its saying in the model 2.5x for the stepping yet the
    > 'stepping' line is saying 2.6? Also its still insisting that it is a cpu
    > family 4 when it should be a 6.
    >
    > On boot up the CPU line is as such:
    > CPU: Cyrix 6x86MX 2.5x Core/Bus Clock stepping 2.6
    >
    > Now before I get accused of over/underclocking. The external clock is set to
    > 75 MHZ and the stepping is set to 2.5 per the motherboard's instructions.
    >
    > The motherboard in question is a GCT-8STB.
    > (http://www.jmcomputers.com/mboard/global.html#8stb)

    Well, I'm not the Cyrix person, but I know AMD does have some
    exceptions on cpu detection. I guess we'll fix them as they
    appear, but none have yet. Check out Cyrix's tech docs
    for something like that.

    --
    Robert Dale

    "arrest this man he talks in maths"
    RADIOHEAD OK COMPUTER

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