Re: [PATCH][RFC] AMD Elan patch

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 17:40:23 EST

Alan Cox wrote:

>>x86info is the closest thing to a complete list, but as hpa pointed out,
>>the problem identifying the cpu is easy, identifying the chipset is the
>>hard part.
> I can guarantee 100% correct chipset identification. If you meet an ELAN410
> it is the chipset too. The ISA and VLB come directly off the CPU

That's not the problem, really... the problems is that CPUID identifies
the CPU core, and embedded CPU cores tend to be used and reused many
times -- in fact, AMD are quite good at that.


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