Re: PROBLEM:Illegal instruction when mount nfs file systems using

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Fri Jun 29 2001 - 04:51:41 EST

> > It's a bug. -march=i6868 does not 'target an Intel P6 family chip, ...'
> > It happens to work because the error in reading the docs was never triggered
> > by intel removing cmov from a cpu as the reserved the right to do
> Pedantically you may be right, but it's not a very useful interpretation of
> the situation. Would it make you happier if -march=i686 was documented as
> generating cmov instructions? IMO it's only a manual bug if at all.

Its certainly too late to do anything about and I wouldnt suggest changing it
at all. It probably should be documented however.


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