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SubjectRe: Athlon /proc/cpuinfo anomaly [minor]
On Wed, Nov 21 2001, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Nov 2001, Jens Axboe wrote:
>
> > No there is a bug there, I can confirm that mine does the same (ie
> > second athlon is not reported with correct model name)
>
> Interesting. But they are definitly the same CPU models ?
> x86info -a info please ? (pub/people/davej on ftp.suse.com)
>
> Could be your BIOS isn't setting up 2nd CPU name string.
> Harmless, but dumb. If this is the case, I wonder what else
> it forgets to do.

Weee

[root@bart x86info-1.5]# ./x86info -a | grep "name string"
Processor name string: AMD Athlon(tm) MP Processor 1700+
Processor name string: AMD Athlon(tm) MP Processor 1700+
[root@bart x86info-1.5]# ./x86info -a | grep "name string"
Processor name string: AMD Athlon(tm) Processor
Processor name string: AMD Athlon(tm) Processor
[root@bart x86info-1.5]# ./x86info -a | grep "name string"
Processor name string: AMD Athlon(tm) MP Processor 1700+
Processor name string: AMD Athlon(tm) MP Processor 1700+
[root@bart x86info-1.5]# ./x86info -a | grep "name string"
Processor name string: AMD Athlon(tm) MP Processor 1700+
Processor name string: AMD Athlon(tm) MP Processor 1700+

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Jens Axboe

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