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Re: Kernel compile fails on Cyrix...

On Fri, Sep 04, 1998 at 10:12:54PM +1000, Russell Coker wrote:
> There have been reports in other mailing lists that Cyrix 686 CPUs have some
> problems with GCC.  One report stated that there was a patch to make it work
> properly on a 686.  I believe that these things came about recently because I
> have a 686 system that used to compile kernels fine but now won't...

They are extremely heat-sensitive. I ran a Cyrix P166+ for about a year
though and usually it worked fine. The low power 6x86L and 6x86MXs
should be much better in this regard.

I now have a K6-233 anyway.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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