They may not be stupid, just mislead :-( When Intel created the "cpuid"
Feature some way along the P3 line, they gave a stupid reason for it and
created a big public uproar. As silly as I think that was (on both
sides), the term "cpuid" is tainted. Some people just fear it like hell.
> > - you would need a utility with root permission to analyze the cpuid
> > info. The
> > cahce info does not seem to be there in clear ascii.
> Bullsh*t. /dev/cpu/%d/cpuid is supposed to be mode 444 (world readable.)
Thanks you :-) In any case, on my system (Suse 7.1) the files are mode
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