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I'm looking for a way to read/get info from a character/Device driver.
Mainly /dev/cpu/#/cpuid and /dev/cpu/#/msr

If anyone can find how I can get info from them, then please let me know.
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BUMP

I'd really like to figure this out, I'm just not sure how to go about it. So if you can find any info, please let me know.
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This is unfortunately not the forum to ask. I'd take this to linuxforums.org or similar
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Yeah, I've had iffy luck there at times too.
In my search though to figure it out, I came across the x86info tool, written by a fedora developer along with some help from a red hat and mandriva developer I noticed. It comunicates directly to the cpu with the kernel module cpuid (/dev/cpu/*/{cpuid,msr}).
So after I get some of the current stuff I'm working on out of the way, I'm going to study how the x86info tool works and learn how its done and then try to work on some of the stuff its to-do list, or at least get it to get the info I want (voltage, multipler, FSB, codename, number of cores/CPUs).
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