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Date:	Fri, 18 May 2007 23:18:09 -0700
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
CC:	Chris Snook <>,
Subject: Re: ht CPU flag wrote:
> As I already told, there is no stepping 4 for Xeons on Intel site! So
> /proc/cpuinfo, dmidecode, x86info are all wrong.
> Moreover, x86info is too old and can't work with /sys fs.
> Also Linux is poor on giving FSB and Memory frequency, which I need to
> be sure that memory timing is correct (SPD gives slower parameters then
> are on SDRAM labels :( ).

Linux doesn't give a hoot.  Setting up the memory is the BIOS' job.

I'm sure the authors of the tools can use a hand in updating them if
they are out of date.

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