Re: [PATCH][RFC] AMD Elan patch

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Tue Jan 01 2002 - 19:45:23 EST

Dave Jones wrote:

> On Tue, 1 Jan 2002, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>>Do you happen to know if there is an easy and safe way to detect an Elan
>>at runtime? If so, it might make more sense to make this a runtime
>>decision instead.
> Family 4 Model 10 or so my information tells me.
> Unless there are also others with the same name and different cpuid info.

That identifies the CPU core, but not the chipset -- and it's quite
likely the CPU core will pop up in other uses.

Not trustworthy.


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