bdubbs at swbell.net
Mon Jul 16 15:59:42 PDT 2001
Scot Mc Pherson wrote:
>1) if uname gives "i686 - unknown" then something is broken on your
>system and you need to resolve that before you worry about optimizing
>code for the machine. A place to begin looking might be sh-utils.
The unknown is for 'processor', but uname returns i686 (or whatever cpu
you are using). On my system:
[root at lfs3 ~]# uname -p
[root at lfs3 ~]# uname -m
I looked at the source and the -p option seems to be only for the ia64
processor. Nothing us broken in the system if its not a ia64. The
"unknown" result is hardcoded for most systems.
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