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Subject[TRIVIAL] [resend patch] CONFIG_X86_GENERIC description fixup
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From:  Stewart Smith <stewart@linux.org.au>

as per thread on lkml a little while ago, a better explanation
of the X86_GENERIC config option follows. The person who questioned
it originally seemed to like this improved version, so that's one point :)



--- trivial-2.5.73/arch/i386/Kconfig.orig 2003-06-23 17:04:46.000000000 +1000
+++ trivial-2.5.73/arch/i386/Kconfig 2003-06-23 17:04:46.000000000 +1000
@@ -303,9 +303,13 @@
config X86_GENERIC
bool "Generic x86 support"
help
- Including some tuning for non selected x86 CPUs too.
- when it has moderate overhead. This is intended for generic
- distributions kernels.
+ Instead of just including optimizations for the selected
+ x86 variant (e.g. PII, Crusoe or Athlon), include some more
+ generic optimizations as well. This will make the kernel
+ perform better on x86 CPUs other than that selected.
+
+ This is really intended for distributors who need more
+ generic optimizations.

#
# Define implied options from the CPU selection here
--
What is this? http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/rusty/trivial/
Don't blame me: the Monkey is driving
File: Stewart Smith <stewart@linux.org.au>: [resend patch] CONFIG_X86_GENERIC description fixup
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