Bug 155494 - x86info isn't installed on x86-64
x86info isn't installed on x86-64
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel-utils (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jarod Wilson
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-04-20 16:34 EDT by Lev Makhlis
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0763
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Last Closed: 2007-11-15 10:59:56 EST
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Description Lev Makhlis 2005-04-20 16:34:16 EDT
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Description of problem:
x86info isn't included in the package for x86-64

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Actual Results:  x86info: command not found

Expected Results:  Same info as when 32-bit OS is installed on that CPU

Additional info:

The i386 binary works just fine if copied over (modulo the udev problem described in #155491).
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2005-09-23 17:50:38 EDT
getting it building native on x86-64 requires a few non-trivial changes, so I
recommend just using the i386 binary for rhel4.

Reassigning to comps.
Comment 5 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-05-09 07:22:23 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 6 Jarod Wilson 2007-06-14 15:45:45 EDT
I've updated x86info to upstream version 1.20, which adds support for a good
number of newer processors, as well as support for building/running on x86_64.
Featured in kernel-utils-2.4-13.1.104.
Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2007-11-15 10:59:56 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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