tmz at pobox.com
Fri Dec 22 06:06:08 UTC 2006
Ed Greshko wrote:
>> Other ways to get the archetecture are 'arch' or 'uname -m'. I'm
>> sure there are plenty of others.
> But, do those really tell you the truth about the HW....or just what
> version/type of OS you have loaded?
Good point Ed. You got me. I don't really know. A really quick look
at the source for uname looks like it gets the info via sysctl, which
I would think would match what the kernel would store in
/proc/cpuinfo. But I could easily be wrong in a multitude of ways.
> I prefer cat'ing cpuinfo since it tells me "Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU
> 2.80GHz" and I really know what processor is installed.
Oh you and your simple unix cat style... :-)
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