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SubjectRe: [Fwd: CPU detection revamp (Request for comments)]
On Fri, 10 Nov 2000, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> That is actually correct -- the K6-2 doesn't actually have mtrr and sep,
> but has syscall and k6_mtrr instead (the stepping bug causes k6_mtrr not
> to show up.) Part of the bugginess of the old system was using one flag
> for multiple purposes. This was Linux' doing, not AMD's, by the way.

Yep, after the c->x86_mask = tfms & 15; change I got the correct
stepping, and the flags are now correct:-

features : fpu vme de pse tsc msr mce cx8 pge mmx syscall 3dnow k6_mtrr



| Dave Jones <>
| SuSE Labs

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