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SubjectRe: Cyrix III processor and kernel boot problem
Dave Jones wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 02:50:02PM +0000, c1cc10 wrote:
> > I've found out that the Cyrix III has no CMOV instruction and that this
> > could be the problem.
> > So I compiled a pentium mmx version (after mrproper and dep) and all
> > worked fine.
> > My question is: ok, it can't work if 686 compiled, but why does not it
> > work also for the Cyrix III version?
> The CyrixIII compile option should not generate cmov.
> If you can objdump -D vmlinuz and grep for cmov, and find out
^^^^^^^ -> vmlinux-2.4.20

> as a sidenote, the new C3s (Nehemiah) now have CMOV.

but no 3dnow so older C3 specific kernels don't work!


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