Re: Pentium 4 Processors & 2.2.20 Kernel
On Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 04:13:47PM +0100, Holger Rauch wrote:
| Hi Karl!
| Thanks for your quick reply!
| On Mon, 14 Jan 2002, Karl E. Jorgensen wrote:
| > [...]
| > Yep. I guess that you ask because it mentions i386.
I thought he was asking because the id of the chip jumped a lot to
coddle WinNT. (PIII is 7, PIV is 15, look at the binary
representation and what NT does to know why Intel did that. Google
will surely tell you.)
| > This i386 refers to the *architecture* i386 (i.e. to the i386
| > processor and its offspawn).
| Ok, but what option do I have to select in the menu entry "Processor type
| and features"? ("386" is probably a safe bet, but in this case I think I
| don't get any optimizations specific to a Pentium 4).
Whatever you want, basically. i386 will work, or 1486 or i586 or
i686. I'd go for i686 if I were you (I don't think there is a i786
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