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SubjectRe: [2.1.105] Cyrix 6x86 reduced to 486
On 10 Jun 1998, Jan Vroonhof wrote:

#[stupid questions]
#Any reason why Cyrix chips have CPUID disabled on default?

[many-times repeated answer]
First off, only the Cx6x86's have this, and only non-L's at that.

Second, I have no bloody idea. It was a design desicion I wasn't
privleged to be in on, so I honestly couldn't tell you.

-Phil R. Jaenke (kernel@nls.net / prj@nls.net)
TheGuyInCharge(tm), Ketyra Designs - We get paid to break stuff :)
Linux pkrea.ketyra.INT 2.0.33 #15 Sat Apr 18 00:40:21 EDT 1998 i586
Linux eiterra.nls.net 2.1.98 #15 Fri May 1 18:21:00 EDT 1998 i586
- Linus says for 'brave people only.' I say 'keep a backup.' - :)
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