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Re: Incorrect /proc/cpuinfo for AMD A6-9220




On Apr 12 23:01, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> 
> I'm working on an AMD A6-9220 and seeing unusual results from
> /proc/cpuinfo. I think this may be an issue with the latest Cygwin. It
> may be present in earlier versions, too.
> 
> Russinovich's coreinfo is shown below
> (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/coreinfo).
> Notice /proc/cpuinfo is missing aesni, pclmul, rdrand, SSE4.1, SSE4.2,
> AVX, etc.

Note that, in theory, cpuinfo has to be extended for each new CPU
generation.  That's a lot of work for marginal gain (Cygwin's not a real
kernel) so I'm doing this only very seldomly.

Patches welcome, of course!


Corinna

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