[CentOS] OT: Google Earth, v.4.3.7284.3916 (beta) on CentOS 5.2 (32 bit)

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Sat Aug 23 19:05:20 UTC 2008


On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 6:46 AM, William L. Maltby
<CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com> wrote:
>
> On Fri, 2008-08-22 at 20:00 -0500, Lanny Marcus wrote:
>> <snip>
>
>> I tried to install google-earth with yum but either that isn't the
>> name of the package or it is not available in the Google repository.
>> Then, I did some reading on the Google site. Question: How do I
>> determine whether or not the CPU in this box (I think it's an Intel
>> Celeron 2.6 GHz) supports SSE2 or not? I suspect the CPU does *not*
>> support SSE2.   Posting some information below:

> cat /proc/cpuinfo

Bill: The data are below. There is a flag for sse2. Does that mean
this CPU supports SSE2 or not? If it does support SSE2, that gives me
a mystery, about why the latest version of Google Earth wouldn't run
properly.   Lanny

[lanny at dell2400 ~]$ cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor       : 0
vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
cpu family      : 15
model           : 2
model name      : Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.60GHz
stepping        : 9
cpu MHz         : 2591.741
cache size      : 128 KB
fdiv_bug        : no
hlt_bug         : no
f00f_bug        : no
coma_bug        : no
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 2
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu 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 up cid
xtpr
bogomips        : 5185.86

[lanny at dell2400 ~]$


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