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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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Janet Casey

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21 December 2001

Leaders and contributors

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

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/x86info
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 prerequisiteor 2.4.x)
Weak prerequisiteLinux kernal with cpuid and msr drivers (2.2.18 and above


"Debian (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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