Re: [Sidux] AMD Sempron 64 bit kernel (Gateway laptop)?
On 2008-07-06 23:13 +0200, s. keeling wrote:
> Hi. I'm somewhat confused and in uncharted territory. I just bought
> this laptop second hand.
> Which kernel is this CPU supposed to be using? I've been testing with
> Sidux for the moment (2008-06 (?) 2.6.25-10). It refused to boot on
> their AMD images ("... detected i1586[sic] CPU.").
> This thing ought to be running an amd64 kernel, shouldn't it?
Not necessarily, AFAIK. Some of these Mobile Semprons don't support
> "Mobile AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 3300+" in /proc/cpuinfo, 800 Mhz.
> Gateway laptop.
Look under flags: it is a 64bit processor if and only if "lm" is present