[arch-releng] Patch request for "Official Arch Linux Install Guide" in wiki
dieter at plaetinck.be
Fri Oct 2 05:55:44 EDT 2009
On Fri, 2 Oct 2009 11:48:27 +0200
Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> Am Freitag 02 Oktober 2009 10:18:50 schrieb Dieter Plaetinck:
> > So in practice, do our binaries run on k6 and c3 cpus or not?
> Funny, did not know that cmov was optional; though I don't get the
> point of an optional instruction anyway. However: everything below
> Athlon or Pentium Por does not work with what we call i686.
so i will add a note that we are technically not i686, but we are
i686 that uses the cmov instruction because we use gcc i686
optimisations. this is why we don't support the k6-2 and k6-3.
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