Re: Dual athlon XP 1800 problems

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Thu Jan 03 2002 - 12:07:36 EST

On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, Andreas Bombe wrote:

> The identification string is written by the BIOS. Yours didn't know
> about XPs so it misidentified them as MPs. Upgrade your BIOS if this
> bugs you.
> If ID string contradicts what you think you bought, don't trust the ID
> string.

x86info, and 2.5.2-dj11 both have code to correctly determine XP / MP.

| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs

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