amd64 webpage, 12GB memory? 64-bit or not? SMP or not?

Danny Braniss danny at
Sun Mar 19 07:52:53 UTC 2006

> Run dmidecode (sysutils/dmidecode port), it will tell you all about the
> hardware, from motherboard model, BIOS version, over the processor
> details, what's in memory slots and how many are empty, what PCI slots
> are there, etc...
> You need root permissions for that.

sorry if this is OT, but back in the days when the ibm/360 was young,
there was this list of secret new instructions, like
	(sorry that's the only one i can remember :-)

so imaging my surprise at:
        Manufacturer: GenuineIntel
        ID: 44 0F 00 00 FF FB EB BF
        Signature: Type 0, Family 15, Model 4, Stepping 4
                FPU (Floating-point unit on-chip)
                VME (Virtual mode extension)
                DE (Debugging extension)
                PSE (Page size extension)
                TSC (Time stamp counter)
                MSR (Model specific registers)
                PAE (Physical address extension)
                MCE (Machine check exception)
                CX8 (CMPXCHG8 instruction supported)
                APIC (On-chip APIC hardware supported)
                SEP (Fast system call)
                MTRR (Memory type range registers)
                PGE (Page global enable)
                MCA (Machine check architecture)
                CMOV (Conditional move instruction supported)
                PAT (Page attribute table)
                PSE-36 (36-bit page size extension)
                CLFSH (CLFLUSH instruction supported)
                DS (Debug store)
                ACPI (ACPI supported)
                MMX (MMX technology supported)
                FXSR (Fast floating-point save and restore)
                SSE (Streaming SIMD extensions)
                SSE2 (Streaming SIMD extensions 2)
                SS (Self-snoop)
                HTT (Hyper-threading technology)
                TM (Thermal monitor supported)
                PBE (Pending break enabled) <--------------- :-)


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