Re: 2.0.25

Adam D. Bradley (
Sat, 9 Nov 1996 14:58:54 -0500 (EST)

> 2.0.25 hasnt made it to by some reason, but I got it from
> Now.. when compiling it I get:
> gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2
> -fomit-frame-pointer -fno-strength-reduce -pipe -m486 -malign-loops=2
> -malign-jumps=2 -malign-functions=2 -DCPU=586 -c -o time.o time.c
> {standard input}: Assemblermessages:
> {standard input}:768: Error: no such 386 instruction: `rdmsr'
> {standard input}:770: Error: no such 386 instruction: `wrmsr'
> make[1]: *** [time.o] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory
> `/disks/sda5/usrsrc/linux-2.0.25/arch/i386/kernel'
> make: *** [linuxsubdirs] Error 2
> As far as I can see, this is a part of the AMD patch...

I get the same thing doing a compile on a 486...

> Does this mean that I have to upgrade to gcc 2.7.2 or later in order to
> compile on my intel p133, or can I safely disable that part of the patch
> by reason that I will never run an AMD processor in my system?
> Right now I have gcc 2.7.0 and libc 5.0.9.

I'm on GCC 2.7.2 and the latest-gratest libc and getting the same error...


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