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SubjectRe: question regarding cpu selection
On Sun, Apr 29, 2001 at 07:07:51PM -0400, Duncan Gauld wrote:
> 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...

You should select PIII. Configure.help already says that, but here is a
patch against linux-2.4.4 that reflects that change in
arch/i386/config.in as well. Please apply.


Erik

Index: arch/i386/config.in
===================================================================
RCS file: /home/erik/cvsroot/elinux/arch/i386/config.in,v
retrieving revision 1.1.1.38
diff -u -r1.1.1.38 config.in
--- arch/i386/config.in 2001/04/26 12:31:41 1.1.1.38
+++ arch/i386/config.in 2001/04/29 19:28:12
@@ -27,21 +27,21 @@
mainmenu_option next_comment
comment 'Processor type and features'
choice 'Processor family' \
- "386 CONFIG_M386 \
- 486 CONFIG_M486 \
- 586/K5/5x86/6x86/6x86MX CONFIG_M586 \
- Pentium-Classic CONFIG_M586TSC \
- Pentium-MMX CONFIG_M586MMX \
- Pentium-Pro/Celeron/Pentium-II CONFIG_M686 \
- Pentium-III CONFIG_MPENTIUMIII \
- Pentium-4 CONFIG_MPENTIUM4 \
- K6/K6-II/K6-III CONFIG_MK6 \
- Athlon/Duron/K7 CONFIG_MK7 \
- Crusoe CONFIG_MCRUSOE \
- Winchip-C6 CONFIG_MWINCHIPC6 \
- Winchip-2 CONFIG_MWINCHIP2 \
- Winchip-2A/Winchip-3 CONFIG_MWINCHIP3D \
- CyrixIII/C3 CONFIG_MCYRIXIII" Pentium-Pro
+ "386 CONFIG_M386 \
+ 486 CONFIG_M486 \
+ 586/K5/5x86/6x86/6x86MX CONFIG_M586 \
+ Pentium-Classic CONFIG_M586TSC \
+ Pentium-MMX CONFIG_M586MMX \
+ Pentium-Pro/Celeron/Pentium-II CONFIG_M686 \
+ Pentium-III/Celeron(Coppermine) CONFIG_MPENTIUMIII \
+ Pentium-4 CONFIG_MPENTIUM4 \
+ K6/K6-II/K6-III CONFIG_MK6 \
+ Athlon/Duron/K7 CONFIG_MK7 \
+ Crusoe CONFIG_MCRUSOE \
+ Winchip-C6 CONFIG_MWINCHIPC6 \
+ Winchip-2 CONFIG_MWINCHIP2 \
+ Winchip-2A/Winchip-3 CONFIG_MWINCHIP3D \
+ CyrixIII/C3 CONFIG_MCYRIXIII" Pentium-Pro
#
# Define implied options from the CPU selection here
#
--
J.A.K. (Erik) Mouw, Information and Communication Theory Group, Department
of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology and Systems,
Delft University of Technology, PO BOX 5031, 2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-15-2783635 Fax: +31-15-2781843 Email: J.A.K.Mouw@its.tudelft.nl
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