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SubjectRe: Cyrix III processor and kernel boot problem
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On Fri, 2003-02-07 at 14:50, c1cc10 wrote:
> I've found out that the Cyrix III has no CMOV instruction and that this
> could be the problem.

It is

gcc told to build for i686 assumes that cmov is present. Much of the
code advantage for i686 comes from cmov so it makes sense to do that
I guess.

The optimal kernel for the CyrixIII/VIA-C3 is the the Cyrix III/VIA-C3
option in current kernel menus, or i486

Alan

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