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Re: Linux and 6x86

>   I was wondering about Linux and the Cyrix/IBM 6x86 (specifically 
> P120).  Does Linux support it, I know some video games don't support 
> the chip (or the chip doesn't support them |->).  If it is supported, 
> does everything run OK.  thanxs in advance for any responses.

Absolutely no problems here. I have the P166+ and previously the P150+.
Works great, very snappy performance. There's a kernel patch which
enables Linux to recognise the CPU in /proc/cpuinfo and to enable
some Cyrix-specific optimisations, which also works fine but certainly
isn't essential.


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