[mythtv-users] configure did not detect my cpu

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Mon Dec 1 23:35:19 UTC 2008

R. G. Newbury wrote:
> M.A.E. Hanson wrote:
>> Using SVN trunk changeset 19202
>>   *** WARNING ***
>>  Your CPU was not detected properly:
>>    uname -m: i686
>>    uname -p: unknown
>>  model name: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           X3210  @ 2.13GHz
> Well that is weird, since configure knows about Xeon processors'
> What does 'uname -p' give at a command line. It should return something, 
> probably 'i686'
> At about line 1993 in configure there are a series of if..then..elif 
> statements like:
>     if expr "$processor" : ".*Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU.*5110" > /dev/null ; then
>         cpu="core2"
>     elif expr "$processor" : ".*Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU.*5160" > /dev/null 
> ; then
>         cpu="core2"
> It might be that your Xeon has a number which configure does not 
> recognize. Try substituting "3210" for the "5110" and see what 
> happens..or "X3210"
> It might take a debugging 'echo' to find out what $processor actually 
> says at that point in configure, but that is one way to find and fix.
> Geoff
And another thought: those lines in configure have to be exact between 
the " marks, so try copying the exact output of 'cat /proc/cpuinfo' into 
configure. It may be failing because Intel has changed the spacing in 
its output

Geoff *again*

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