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SubjectRe: 2.5.39 XConfig Processor Detection
On Mon, Sep 30, 2002 at 09:20:21AM -0400, Adam Voigt wrote:
> Apologies if this has already been noted or if I'm posting
> this to the wrong place/annoying you very busy people needlessly,
> but when I run XConfig, in the "Processor Type and Features" tab
> it autodetects my processor as a Pentium-4 when in fact it is a
> P3 700MHZ. The last time I installed a kernel (2.4.x) by hand, it did
> autodetect the processor on that machine (Athlon), so I assume that
> feature is still active. Anyways, here's the output from my cpuinfo:

There's no 'autodetect' feature.
Only defconfig, which sets the default option.
These defaults match whatever Linus is currently using, so
it seems he upgraded his Athlon box to a P4 8-)


| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs
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