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SubjectRe: [PATCH] cpu detection fixes for test10-pre4
On Fri, 20 Oct 2000, Pavel Machek wrote:

>> > * include/asm-i386/elf.h:
>> > - make Pentium IV and other post-P6 processors use the "i686"
>> > family name (same fix as the system_utsname.machine init fix
>> > which went into include/asm-i386/bugs.h in test10-pre4)
>> >
>>
>> We should never have used anything but "i386" as the utsname... sigh.
>
>We stil can do that: make 2.4.0 use i386 for utsname on all x86 machines
>(except x86-64 ;-), and let people adapt.

Better yet, make it use "ia32" to avoid confusion.


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