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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"
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