buggNewSense GNU/Linux - Bugs: bug #36174, lshw showing negligable CPU info


bug #36174: lshw showing negligable CPU info

Submitted by:  Lars Noodén <larsnooden>
Submitted on:  Sat 14 Apr 2012 02:35:02 PM UTC
Category:  gNewSense 3 Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  mipsel Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open
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Sun 02 Jun 2013 03:19:44 PM UTC, comment #3: 

Still present in the version of LSHW in parkes (lshw 02.14-1)

Lars Noodén <larsnooden>
Sun 02 Jun 2013 01:45:12 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Version lshw ? Close ticket ?

$ lshw -v
Hardware Lister (lshw) - B.02.14

Albino B Neto <binoanb>
Sat 14 Apr 2012 02:38:34 PM UTC, comment #1: 

negligable -> negligible

Lars Noodén <larsnooden>
Sat 14 Apr 2012 02:35:02 PM UTC, original submission:  

lshw does not list any details of the CPU architecture for MIPS.  This is all it give for MIPS:

physical id:
bus info:
size: 796MHz
capacity: 796MHz
capabilities: cpufreq

In contrast, it gives much more detailed information for x86:

product: Geode(TM) Integrated Processor by AMD PCS
vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]
physical id:
bus info:
version: 5.10.2
size: 500MHz
width: 32 bits
capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp de pse tsc msr cx8 sep pge cmov clflush mmx mmxext 3dnowext 3dnow

lshw should at least show the architecture if not also the make and model of CPU.

Lars Noodén <larsnooden>


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