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    SubjectRe: PPro compile
    > Can I ask this dumb question.  If , as Intel claims, the PPro performs
    > better on 386 code then 486-Pentium code, why does the kernel compile
    > with m486 rather than m386?

    I've never seen such a claim.

    Intel has claimed that 32-bit unsegmented code runs faster though.

    > Maybe I'm just an idiot.

    I doubt it - idiot's don't bother to ask questions.

    Andrew E. Mileski
    Linux Plug-and-Play Project Leader
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