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SubjectRe: Installing kernel 2.4
On Tue, 7 Nov 2000, David Lang wrote:

> depending on what CPU you have the kernel (and compiler) can use different
> commands/opmizations/etc, if you want to do this on boot you have two
> options.

Wouldn't it be possible to compile the parts of the kernel needed to
uncompress and to detect the cpu with lower optimizations and then abort
with an error message?

"Error: Kernel needs a PIII" sounds much better than just stoping dead.

c'ya
sven

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