Re: [X86] Remove unnecessary code in 64bit CPU identification.
From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue May 20 2008 - 10:47:48 EST
Dave Jones wrote:
There were no 64bit Transmeta CPUs made (and it'd be something of
a surprise if they started any time soon). To the best of my knowledge,
no CPU vendor cloned the 80860000 cpuid space claimed by Transmeta.
By removing this code, we can also eliminate calling cpuid 0x80000007 twice.
Signed-off-by: Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxx>
I'd really like to avoid divergences between the 32-bit and 64-bit code
if they can be avoided at this point. These codes need to be unified,
not further split.
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