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SubjectRe: Pentium 4 and 2.4/2.5
> It won't fail on other CPU's. The bug is, as far as I can tell, in
> get_model_name(),
> cpuid(0x80000001, &dummy, &dummy, &dummy, &(c->x86_capability));

Dave Jones fixed this one - for intel we don't use get_model_name() blindly
now. I can see how some earlier 2.2.18pre's would have blown up, but 2.2.17
would (fortunately) be ok.


> Notice how we overwrite the x86_capability state with whatever we read
> from the extended register 0x80000001. So we overwrite the _real_
> capabilities that we got the right way in head.S.



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