Re: Debian x86 32-bits built for i586 !?
On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 04:34:10PM +0200, Joachim Wiedorn wrote:
> Drake Wilson <email@example.com> wrote on 2011-05-15 18:57:
> > FWIW, I'm using Debian on a Soekris box with an AMD Geode. ISTR being
> > | model name : Geode(TM) Integrated Processor by National Semi
> For clarification. There were some different Geode CPUs on the market:
> CPUs of the old company National Semiconductor (NS):
> GX1; GX2 (with 3DNow!); GXLV
> (for the first time in year 2000 / 2001)
> CPUs of the new company AMD:
> GX (similar to NS GX2); LX (better GX); NX (similar to Athlon XP)
> (for the first time in year 2003 / 2004)
> My CPU "AMD Geode LX" already run with i686 kernel:
However, a 486 kernel will probably be faster and will be the only
option from 2.6.39 onward, as this processor doesn't support PAE.
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