Re: [Linux-ia64] platform detection at run-time

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2002-09-26 04:46:01
>>>>> On Wed, 25 Sep 2002 14:18:51 -0400, said:

  Sane> What is the preferred method to determine the platform at run
  Sane> time ?? Are these values likely to change (after I change my
  Sane> code to handle this) ????

The x86 CPUID instruction will set bit 30 in EDX to indicate that it's
actually an IA-64 processor.

Received on Wed Sep 25 11:47:40 2002

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