Re: procfs problems

Miguel de Icaza (
Tue, 15 Apr 1997 16:04:15 -0500

> >
> > /proc/cpuinfo:
> > port : {i386,alpha,sparc,ppc,mips}
> I would defiantly disagree in this part. Putting arch instead of port
> would be ok. I think technically speaking i386 isn't a port of linux,
> because it started there.

First of all, who cares if it started there.

Problem with architecture is that we may want to have: port: sparc;
architecture: sun4c/sun4m/sun4d. On the other hand, probably
architecture on the SPARC could be named something else.