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2010-03-02

What CPUs do the Amazon EC2 High-Memory On-Demand Instances use?

I can't vouch for the Extra Large or Double Extra Large ones, but the Quadruple Extra Large ones use Nehalem-based Gainestown Intel Xeon X5550 @ 2.67GHz.

processor       : 0
vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
cpu family      : 6
model           : 26
model name      : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           X5550  @ 2.67GHz
stepping        : 5
cpu MHz         : 2666.760
cache size      : 8192 KB
physical id     : 0
siblings        : 1core id         : 0
cpu cores       : 1
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 11
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic mca cmov pat pse36
clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm syscall nx lm constant_tsc
pni monitor ds_cpl vmx est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr dca popcnt lahf_lm
bogomips        : 5337.91
clflush size    : 64
cache_alignment : 64
address sizes   : 40 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
power management:

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The Authoritative List of Packages Needed to Comile the WikiReader Firmware

This is for a 32-bit Ubuntu Karmic schroot (as outlined in doc/Using-schroot.text) on a 64-bit Debian stable installation.

flex
bison
ocaml
python
python-gd
gforth
guile-1.8
gawk
php5-cli
php5-sqlite
sqlite3
xfonts-utils
cjk-latex
dvipng
qt4-qmake
libqt4-dev
sudo
wget

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