[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 "$processor" : ".*Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU.*5110" > /dev/null ; then
> elif expr "$processor" : ".*Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU.*5160" > /dev/null
> ; then
> 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.
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
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