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SubjectRe: Athlon optimized kernels?
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On Tue, 2001-10-02 at 05:56, DevilKin wrote:
> Hello All,
>
> I presume that this has been asked here numerous times before, but I'm on a
> rather limited internet connection (besides mail, that is) and well...
>
> I've been hearing a lot here lately about optimized kernels for Athlons. Is
> this a kernel patch of some sort? And where can I find it - as I have a
> thunderbird system, I would love to try those out and help finding bugs in
> it!

No, Athlon optimized means you enabled CONFIG_MK7. See `make xconfig'
-> Processor Type and Features -> CPU Type

This enables Athlon-specific features where appropriate, and instructs
gcc to compile for an Athlon CPU.

--
Robert M. Love
rml at ufl.edu
rml at tech9.net

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