Le 09/09/2011 13:25, TERRY DONTJE a écrit :
On 9/8/2011 3:10 PM, Brice Goglin wrote:
Hello Terry,

Indeed there's nothing like this as of today. We talked about it in the past but it's not very easy to implement on Linux (see below) so we forgot about it until somebody complained.

Adding infos would certainly be fine. I think it should rather be "CPUType" and "CPUModel" since existing infos have no underscore in their name if I remember correctly. You could also set object->name to a combination of type and model. Socket looks like the right object to put this. Maybe even use "Model" and "Type" as the info names then?

The reason it's not easy on Linux is that we usually take infos from either sysfs, or /proc/cpuinfo if sysfs isn't available, but not from both. Processor names are only in /proc/cpuinfo IIRC. So we'd need to mix sysfs and /proc/cpuinfo. Not easy with the current code, especially if you can't assume that all sockets are similar. But definitely something that I will do at some point.


The way info objects would be attached to a Socket object I assume it would be ok to just attach such an object under Solaris but not not for the other OSes.  Since one can look for the named object and it is either going to be there or not :-).


Anyway, I'll play around with this for Solaris.  Can I then email you the diff for a review?