cvs commit: src/sys/amd64/amd64 identcpu.c src/sys/i386/i386 identcpu.c

David O'Brien obrien at
Tue Oct 18 08:20:45 PDT 2005

On Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 10:56:59AM +0400, Gleb Smirnoff wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 08:59:02PM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> D> Why is this not clear?
> D> 
> D>     CPU: Dual Core AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 280 (2392.92-MHz K8-class CPU)
> D> > When maintaining hundreds of systems in server
> D> > room, people usually forget what lives inside the computer cases. And
> D> > when one needs to tell what is the motherboard and how many sockets
> D> > and fans it has, he should be capable to do this without opening
> D> > the case.
> D> 
> D> The above dmesg doesn't tell this to you?
> Only after you have explained it. If I am a new FreeBSD user, I won't
> understand that I have two sockets with two dual core CPUs.

You will understand you have dual-core CPU's - I don't see how you could
    Dual Core AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 280 (2392.92-MHz K8-class CPU)

What is missing is the information of how many sockets you have in the
machine.  Jkim's patch doesn't fix that.

-- David  (obrien at

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