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SubjectRe: [Patch] Output of L1,L2 and L3 cache sizes to /proc/cpuinfo
Dave Jones wrote:
>
> On Wed, 23 May 2001, Martin Knoblauch wrote:
>
> > They may not be stupid, just mislead :-( When Intel created the "cpuid"
> > Feature some way along the P3 line, they gave a stupid reason for it and
> > created a big public uproar. As silly as I think that was (on both
> > sides), the term "cpuid" is tainted. Some people just fear it like hell.
> > Anyway.
>
> I think you are confusing the CPU serial number with CPUID which is
> not the same. CPUID instruction has been around since late 486en.
>

seems I am being confused. If that happens to me :-) ....

Martin
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