Re: cpu misdetection

Aaron Tiensivu (
Fri, 22 May 1998 16:34:45 -0400

> Correct output with previous kernels:
> lightside:~# cat /proc/cpuinfo
> model : 6x86MX 2.5x Core/Bus Clock
> vendor_id : CyrixInstead
> stepping : 0 rev 4

> model : Cx486SLC
> vendor_id : CyrixInstead
> stepping : unknown

They perform basically the same, don't they?
I think it id'd the chip just fine.

> Btw, I like seeing the f00f_bug: no.. makes me feel safer when I see it
> has appropiately taken care of.

It's an intel only thing. There is a similar bug in the Cyrix though too.

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