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SubjectRe: About Celeron processor memory barrier problem

On Mon, 25 Dec 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

> > One thing we _could_ potentially do is to simplify the CPU selection a
> > bit, and make it a two-stage process. Basically have a
> >
> > bool "Optimize for current CPU" CONFIG_CPU_CURRENT
> >
> > which most people who just want to get the best kernel would use. Less
> > confusion that way.
> If we do that I'd rather see a make autoconfig that does the lot from
> proc/pci etc 8)

Good point. No point in adding a new config option, we should just have a
new configurator instead. Of course, it can't handle many of the
questions, so it would still have to fall back on asking.

That _would_ be a nice addition eventually. It's a bigger project than the
one I envisioned, though.


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