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    /proc/cpuinfo flags and what they mean

    Where could I find a listing of what all these cpuinfo flags correspond to?:
    These are from the cpuinfo file for my AMD 64 3500+ chip that's on the
    AM2 socket. I want to find which one if any flags that this chip has
    the Pacifica/AMD-v extension.

    fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 
    clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt lm 3dnowext 3dnow
     pni cx16 lahf_lm svm cr8legacy ts fid vid ttp tm stc

    UPDATE : To answer my own post, if your cpuinfo file has a flag "svm" then
    you have AMD-v hardware virtualization support (aka pacifica) on
    your cpu.

    Xen wiki AMD-v/VT flag

    Last edited by marko; 3rd October 2006 at 04:02 AM.

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