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    SubjectRe: RFC: [2.6 patch] better i386 CPU selection
    On Sat, Sep 13, 2003 at 01:02:36PM +0200, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
    > On Sat, 13 Sep 2003 01:23:04 +0200, Adrian Bunk <> wrote:
    > >Considering this, I can simply do the following in my proposal of
    > >offering every CPU type to the user?
    > >
    > >config X86_BAD_APIC
    > > bool
    > > depends on CPU_586TSC
    > > default y
    > That depends on your semantics for CPU_586TSC.
    > If it is required for support of pre-MMX P5s, then yes.
    > With the current semantics, where a CPU choice simply
    > sets a lower bound, then no.

    The intention of my "better i386 CPU selection" patch is that you select
    all CPUs you want to support.

    The semantics is that e.g. CPU_486 doesn't enable support for Pentiums.

    > /Mikael



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