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SubjectRe: 2.4 broken on 486SX
On Sat, Aug 25, 2001 at 12:46:27PM +1000, Steve Kieu wrote:

> By the way, I got this strange thing too but with
> 2.2.19. I got the kernel 2.2.19 source from slackware
> site, compile it using gcc 2.95.3 and select CPU as
> 486, but the compiled image can not run in my 486 CPU
> (it does run fine in the machine I compile it i686).
> There is no way. Ironically 2.4.x works for me, if I
> choose 486, I can run it on 486.
> I noticed the differrence in the cflags in 2.2.19 it
> is like -m486 -DCPU=i486 and in 2.4.x it is
> -march=i486 instead of -DCPU=i486. According to gcc
> documentation it is the same. Why it is like that ?

Linux 2.4.8-ac3 runs just fine on my Compaq Prosignia VS (which has a 486DX66)

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