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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/10 -tip] x86: Add cpufeature for Processor Name
Jaswinder Singh Rajput wrote:
> Processor Name / Brand String (Function 8000_0002h, 8000_0003h, 8000_0004h)
> Functions 8000_0002h, 8000_0003h, and 8000_0004h each return up to 16 ASCII
> bytes of the processor name in the EAX, EBX, ECX and EDX registers.
>
> X86_FEATURE_PNAME will be useful for displaying MSRs like AMD:
> MSRC001_00[35:30] Processor Name String Registers
>

Pointless and wrong. The presence of the processor name is not the same
thing as the presence of specific MSRs, which are model-specific.

-hpa


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