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Displays diagnostic information about CPUs

'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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License: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

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://git.choralone.org/?p=x86info.git;a=shortlog
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://www.codemonkey.org.uk/projects/x86info/x86info.git

Software prerequisites

Required to buildmake
Required to buildas
Weak prerequisiteLinux kernal with cpuid and msr drivers (2.2.18 and above
Weak prerequisiteor 2.4.x)

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


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