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SubjectRe: 2.6.24 still doesn't boot on i486..

* Mikael Pettersson <mikpe@it.uu.se> wrote:

> > And now I wonder if I'm the only person in this world with i486
> > machine... ;)
>
> Just FYI, 2.6.23, 2.6.24 and 2.6.25-rc6 work fine on my i486DX4.
>
> However, it's clear from your .config fragment above that you've
> enabled features that cannot possibly exist on a 486 (APICs and MCE
> for starters) and there may be bugs related to that. I suggest
> trimming your .config and making it 486-specific.

apics should be auto-detect though. So if a .24 config was plugged into
.25 and the kernel broke that's still a regression - would be nice to
figure out which .config detail causes this problem.

Ingo


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