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SubjectRe: Coppermine is a PIII or a Celeron?
"J . A . Magallon" wrote:
>
> On 2001.01.02 Giacomo A. Catenazzi wrote:
> > Hello!
> >
> > When working in cpu autoconfiguration I found some problems:
> >
> > I have to identify this processor:
> > Vendor: Intel
> > Family: 6
> > Model: 8
> > Is it a "Pentium III (Coppermine)" (setup.c:1709)
> > or a "Celeron (Coppermine)" (setup.c:1650) ?
> >
>
> AFAIK, both. Coppermine is the code name of the low level arch of
> the chip.
>
> Really, the kernel should be querying the builder: Have you a
> Deschutes, a Mendocino or a Coppermine ? How much cache do you have ?
> But that is rarely known (Uh? I bought a Pentium III). You have to
> guess from the answer to:
> Have you a PII, an old Celeron (Mendocino) or a new Cel-PIII (Copper).
>

Thus the older Celerons should be compiled with CONFIG_M686 (Pentium
Pro),
but the Celeron Coppermine can be compiled with CONFIG_M686FXSR (Pentium
III), right?
In this case we should update the files Configure.help and the config.in
files.

giacomo
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