[Reportbug-maint] Bug#512675: reportbug: Reportbug detects wrong cpu count on multiprocessor alpha systems

Juhana Helovuo juhe at iki.fi
Thu Jan 22 18:47:39 UTC 2009

Package: reportbug
Version: 3.48
Severity: normal

Reportbug cannot count the actual number of processors on multiprocessor 
alpha systems.

Example: This bug report was generated using reportbug running on an API 
UP2000+ motherboard with 2 CPUs installed. The auto-generated part below 
claims that the system has only 1 core.

Contents of /proc/cpuinfo:

cpu                     : Alpha
cpu model               : EV67
cpu variation           : 7
cpu revision            : 0
cpu serial number       : 
system type             : Tsunami
system variation        : DP264
system revision         : 0
system serial number    : 
cycle frequency [Hz]    : 666666666 
timer frequency [Hz]    : 1024.00
page size [bytes]       : 8192
phys. address bits      : 44
max. addr. space #      : 255
BogoMIPS                : 1342.40
kernel unaligned acc    : 4311772 
user unaligned acc      : 0 (pc=0,va=0)
platform string         : UP2000+ 666 MHz
cpus detected           : 2
cpus active             : 2
cpu active mask         : 0000000000000003
L1 Icache               : 64K, 2-way, 64b line
L1 Dcache               : 64K, 2-way, 64b line
L2 cache                : 4096K, 1-way, 64b line
L3 cache                : n/a

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:

** /home/juhe/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "3.48"
mode standard
ui urwid
email "juhe at iki.fi"

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0
  APT prefers proposed-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'proposed-updates'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: alpha

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-alpha-smp (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=fi_FI at euro, LC_CTYPE=fi_FI at euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt                           0.7.20     Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii  python                        2.5.2-3    An interactive high-level object-o
ii  python-central                0.6.8      register and build utility for Pyt

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
ii  debconf-utils                 1.5.24     debconf utilities
pn  debsums                       <none>     (no description available)
pn  dlocate                       <none>     (no description available)
ii  exim4                         4.69-9     metapackage to ease Exim MTA (v4) 
ii  exim4-daemon-heavy [mail-tran 4.69-9     Exim MTA (v4) daemon with extended
ii  file                          4.26-1     Determines file type using "magic"
ii  gnupg                         1.4.9-3    GNU privacy guard - a free PGP rep
pn  python-urwid                  <none>     (no description available)

-- no debconf information

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