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Re: Bug#111581: [bcollins@debian.org: Bug#111581: what to do about umul instructions and old SPARC boxen]

On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 07:40:37PM +0200, Dagfinn Ilmari Manns?ker wrote:
> Philip Blundell <pb@nexus.co.uk> writes:
> >>cpu             : Cypress/ROSS CY7C601
> >
> > I think that is indeed a SPARCv7 chip.  Looks like the "sun4m implies
> > sparcv8" rule is not entirely hard and fast.
> One thing to check: if you have openpromfs mounted you could see what
> /proc/openprom/<CPU-name@addr>/sparc-version says. It should tell what
> SPARC version the CPU really implements (or claims to implement).
> I apologize if this has already been checked, but I couldn't see any
> evidence of it neither in the BTS nor the list archive.

According to http://www.sparc.com/chips.shtml, it is indeed a v7. It
seems though that it claims to be v8.

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