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Re: kernels: i386 vs optimized

B.Hoffmann wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-04-01 at 12:09 +0100, B.Hoffmann wrote:
>>I imagine the performance gain will probably be negligible on a desktop
>>at home, or are there other benefits like better media support?
>>Thanks again.
> Not to worry, I'll just try out if it actually makes a difference on a
> 999Mhz Duron.

I think the main difference is that the -k7 and -686 kernels have
CONFIG_HIGHMEM4G=y set so that if you have more than 1GB of memory you
can actually access it all.


Roberto C. Sanchez

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