Re: Generic x86 support in 2.5.70-bk

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Sun Jun 01 2003 - 16:56:15 EST

On Sun, Jun 01, 2003 at 02:25:32PM -0400, khromy wrote:
> Generic x86 support (X86_GENERIC) [N/y/?] (NEW) ?
> Including some tuning for non selected x86 CPUs too.
> when it has moderate overhead. This is intended for generic
> distributions kernels.
> ^-- Am I the only one confused by this description?

It'll boot on a "wider" variety of machines, for some unspecified but
valuable-to-distros value of "wider".

-- wli
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