lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Apr]   [29]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: question regarding cpu selection
Date
On Sunday 29 April 2001  3:36 pm, Ville Herva wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 29, 2001 at 02:56:08PM -0400, you [William Park] claimed:
> > On Sun, Apr 29, 2001 at 07:07:51PM -0400, Duncan Gauld wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > This seems a silly question but - I have an intel celeron 800mhz CPU
> > > and thus it is of the Coppermine breed. But under cpu selection when
> > > configuring the kernel, should I select PIII or PII/Celeron? Just
> > > wondering, since Coppermine is basically a newish PIII with 128K less
> > > cache...
> >
> > Try both, and see if your machine throws up.
>
> 800Mhz Celeron is actually a CeleronII, and it does SSE just like PIII (the
> only difference being cache). Therefore PIII option should work.
>
> Perhaps this should be fixed in the config menu (or is it already? Which
> kernel are you compiling?)

compiling kernel 2.4.4 on mandrake 8.
Just checked - no mention of Celeron II in there-
Pentium Pro/Pentium II/Celeron
is the only line mentioning the celeron; maybe the PIII line could be changed
to something like "Pentium III/Celeron II"?
I would supply a patch, but I don't know how to write such a thing :)

---
Duncan Gauld
dunkers@blueyonder.co.uk
http://www.freelin.org (linux on cd, free)
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:17    [W:7.392 / U:0.048 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site