Vince Weaver writes:
> Hello again
> I was trying to see if I could get this Indigo2 to display that it is an
> Indigo2 under /proc/cpuinfo [instead of current behavior, which assumes
> all SGI's are indy's].
> I thought that maybe I could get the PROM to tell me this info, using code
> like this
> #include <asm/sgialib.h>
> struct linux_sysid *mree;
> printk("Vendor: %s Prod: %s\n",mree->vend,mree->prod);
> the vendor is returned as SGI, but the "prod" just returns the serial
> number [which seems to be just the last few octets of the MAC address of
> the ethernet card].
> Is it possible to figure out what system type it is from this info? Is
> there another way to find out sgi system type? Or is this just not
It is possible, but only with a database of serial numbers which
is not readily available. The simple way is to have the kernel export
the value of the "sgi_guiness" variable somehow, presumably via /proc.