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>I don't think it makes any difference. My rough benchmark (full kernal
>compile 5 times in a row) takes the same amount of time with and without any
>of the "Cyrix options" enabled. Maybe it's just that my mobo (Gigabyte
>GA586HX w/Award bios) already sets the best performance options.

Any modern BIOS (i.e. anything on a supported 6x86 motherboard) should
have set just about all the useful flags - the most notable exceptions
being CPUID and SUSP_HLT. The VSPM will only have any effect on code
that thrashes around kernel space significantly.

Mike

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