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SubjectRe: [Patch] Output of L1,L2 and L3 cache sizes to /proc/cpuinfo
On Mon, 21 May 2001, Steven Walter wrote:

> > Any particular reason this needs to be done in the kernel, as opposed
> > to having your script read /dev/cpu/*/cpuid?
> Wouldn't that be the same reason we have /anything/ in cpuinfo?

When /proc/cpuinfo was added, we didn't have /dev/cpu/*/cpuid
Now that we do, we're stuck with keeping /proc/cpuinfo for
compatability reasons.



| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs

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