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SubjectRe: Cache line size
On Sun, Sep 10, 2006 at 08:34:46PM -0400, John Richard Moser wrote:

> Is there a way for the Linux Kernel to know the cache line size of the
> CPU it's on, besides #define X86_CACHE_LINE_SZ 32 or whatnot? I am
> looking in /proc/cpuinfo trying to determine how to run caching
> optimizations and interested in this information and its implications.
> It may also be useful if I can get this information at run time in
> application code.

You can use /dev/cpu/x/cpuid to read it directly from the CPU.
See the source of x86info for examples.

Dave
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