[K12OSN] i586, i686? how do I tell? (off topic)

"Terrell Prudé, Jr." microman at cmosnetworks.com
Fri Dec 24 19:56:25 UTC 2004

Just cat /proc/cpuinfo, and you'll get what you want.  Example from my 
multimedia thick client:

microman at multimedia:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo | more
processor       : 0
vendor_id       : AuthenticAMD
cpu family      : 6
model           : 8
model name      : AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2400+
stepping        : 1
cpu MHz         : 2004.545
cache size      : 256 KB
fdiv_bug        : no
hlt_bug         : no
f00f_bug        : no
coma_bug        : no
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 1
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge 
mca cmov
pat pse36 mmx fxsr sse syscall mmxext 3dnowext 3dnow
bogomips        : 3997.69

microman at multimedia:~$

BTW, yes, I think AMD rocks.  :-)


aaa at pacifier.com wrote:

>How do I tell which processor class is installed in my computer?
>Some RPM's   are set up for certain class of processor and I don't know
>which one to choose!
>Any cross reference tables out there?
>Duane Wilson
>K12OSN mailing list
>K12OSN at redhat.com
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