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'x86info' probes CPU registers to find out more information than other `cpuinfo' tools which just parse /proc/cpuinfo. It can discover the contents of model-specific registers, discover CPU silicon revisions, and more.

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey21 December 2001

Leaders and contributors

Mark Brown Contributor
Dave Jones Maintainer
Stanislav Sedov Contributor
Arjan van de Ven Contributor
Gwenole Beauchesne Contributor
Kornilios Kourtis Contributor
Lenz Grimmer Contributor

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.choralone.org/?p=x86info.git;a=shortlog
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/projects/x86info/x86info.git

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build make
Required to build as
Weak prerequisite Linux kernal with cpuid and msr drivers (2.2.18 and above
Weak prerequisite or 2.4.x)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 January 2017.


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