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SubjectRe: Installing kernel 2.4
Sven Koch wrote:
>
> 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.

I agree... maybe we can solve this simply by giving the CPU detection
module the -march=i386 flag hardcoded, or editing the bootstrap, or
something like that...

Jeff



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