Re: question regarding cpu selection

From: Ville Herva (
Date: Sun Apr 29 2001 - 14:36:41 EST

On Sun, Apr 29, 2001 at 02:56:08PM -0400, you [William Park] claimed:
> On Sun, Apr 29, 2001 at 07:07:51PM -0400, Duncan Gauld wrote:
> > Hi,
> > This seems a silly question but - I have an intel celeron 800mhz CPU and thus
> > it is of the Coppermine breed. But under cpu selection when configuring the
> > kernel, should I select PIII or PII/Celeron? Just wondering, since Coppermine
> > is basically a newish PIII with 128K less cache...
> Try both, and see if your machine throws up.

800Mhz Celeron is actually a CeleronII, and it does SSE just like PIII (the
only difference being cache). Therefore PIII option should work.

Perhaps this should be fixed in the config menu (or is it already? Which
kernel are you compiling?)

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