On Thu, Mar 14, 2002 at 03:28:01AM +0100, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> Only in 2.4.19pre3aa2: 21_pte-highmem-f00f-1
> vmalloc called before smp_init was an hack, right way
> is to use fixmap. CONFIG_M686 doesn't mean much these
> days, but it's ok and probably most vendors will use it
> for the smp kernels, so it will save 4096 of the vmalloc space.
> I just didn't wanted to clobber the code with || CONFIG_K7 ||
> CONFIG_... | ... given all the other f00f stuff is also
> conditional only to M686 and probably nobody bothered to compile
> it out for my same reason
Brian Gerst had a patch a few months back to introduce a CONFIG_F00F
if a relevant CONFIG_Mxxx was chosen. It never got applied anywhere, but makes
more sense than the CONFIG_M686 we currently use.
 386/486/586. With addition of my Vendor choice menu, we could even further
narrow it down to Intel only.
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