Check CPU Processor Type Information on Linux Fedora using lshw Command

 

Check CPU Processor Type Information on Linux Fedora using lshw Command

 

   How to check CPU or processor type on Linux system?  Answer:  The step by step lshw command example below show how to check CPU or processor type information on Linux Fedora system without the need to open the computer chasing.  Please note that example below tested on Linux Fedora 10 operating system using the lshw command to show the CPU information and other CPU details...

 

Please note that the output from the command below may vary base on your system processor.. and you may not get same CPU type and CPU information if the same lshw command execute on your system.:-) 

 

Image example of intel Xeon processor

 

                Intel Xeon Processor on Linux System

 

Check CPU Processor Type

Check cpu processor type information on Linux Fedora using lshw command

[root@fedora10 ~]# lshw -class processor

  *-cpu:0

       description: CPU

       product: Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 2.40GHz

       vendor: Intel Corp.

       physical id: 406

       bus info: cpu@0

       version: 15.2.9

       slot: Proc 1

       size: 2400MHz

       capacity: 2800MHz

       width: 32 bits

       clock: 100MHz

       capabilities: boot fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe pebs bts cid xtpr

       configuration: id=6

     *-logicalcpu:0

          description: Logical CPU

          physical id: 6.1

          width: 32 bits

          capabilities: logical

     *-logicalcpu:1

          description: Logical CPU

          physical id: 6.2

          width: 32 bits

          capabilities: logical

  *-cpu:1

       description: CPU

       product: Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 2.40GHz

       vendor: Intel Corp.

       physical id: 400

       bus info: cpu@1

       version: 15.2.9

       slot: Proc 2

       size: 2400MHz

       capacity: 2800MHz

       width: 32 bits

       clock: 100MHz

       capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe pebs bts cid xtpr

       configuration: id=6

     *-logicalcpu:0

          description: Logical CPU

          physical id: 6.1

          width: 32 bits

          capabilities: logical

     *-logicalcpu:1

          description: Logical CPU

          physical id: 6.2

          width: 32 bits

          capabilities: logical

  *-processor UNCLAIMED

       description: SCSI Processor

       product: PROLIANT 4L6I

       vendor: COMPAQ

       physical id: 0.f.0

       bus info: scsi@3:0.15.0

       version: 1.78

       serial: #

       configuration: ansiversion=2

[root@fedora10 ~]#

 

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