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SubjectRe: [Patch] Output of L1,L2 and L3 cache sizes to /proc/cpuinfo

On 21 May 2001, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> Followup to: <>
> By author: "Martin.Knoblauch" <>
> In newsgroup:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > while trying to enhance a small hardware inventory script, I found that
> > cpuinfo is missing the details of L1, L2 and L3 size, although they may
> > be available at boot time. One could of cource grep them from "dmesg"
> > output, but that may scroll away on long lived systems.
> >
> Any particular reason this needs to be done in the kernel, as opposed

It is already done in kernel, because it's displaying :)
So, once evaluated, why not to give it to /proc/cpuinfo. I think it makes
sense and gives it things in order.


> to having your script read /dev/cpu/*/cpuid?

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