SiS630 Software Watchdog Timer
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederman at lnxi.com
Mon Mar 17 23:56:00 CET 2003
Steve Gehlbach <steve at nexpath.com> writes:
> Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > Error. Communications failure.
> > I meant this situation is exactly what it is designed for.
> Sorry. I misunderstood.
> >>I am also assuming the Via C3 has the variable MTRRs, that may not be a
> >>assumption. The Intel book says P6 family.
> > Very good question what does the C3 have? I recall the strange clones
> > not following intels variable mtrrs.
> Hard to get this out of Via, they don't do datasheets for ordinary folks, but
> posts on the newsgroups seem to indicate p6 compatibility in some versions
> From a post in linux.kernel:
> cat /proc/cpuinfo:
> processor : 0
> vendor_id : CentaurHauls
> cpu family : 6
> model : 8
> model name : VIA C3 Ezra
> stepping : 9
> cpu MHz : 999.910
> cache size : 64 KB
> fdiv_bug : no
> hlt_bug : no
> f00f_bug : no
> coma_bug : no
> fpu : yes
> fpu_exception : yes
> cpuid level : 1
> wp : yes
> flags : fpu de tsc msr cx8 mtrr pge mmx 3dnow
> bogomips : 1989.22
> I'll try the XIP_ROM_SIZE etc tomorrow.
So it looks like they have the normal mtrrs.
For the strange cpus they should be supported in the linux kernel and have
code behind /proc/mtrr.
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