Re: Cyrix 6x86 (fwd)

Jim Nance (
Tue, 19 Nov 1996 15:32:46 -0500 (EST)

Forwarded message:

> > I have a Cyrix 6x86 P166+ overclocked to P200+ :)
> >
> > Now, should I recompile my kernel (and/or other programs) with
> > 486, Pentium, or PPro optimization?
> >
> Pentium..

Well, I emailed him and suggested a 486, and someone else suggested a PPro.
I guess he is real confused now :-) Perhaps if Linus is reading this, he
could be so kind as to add a 6x86 option to the configure script, even if
it does nothing more than define the appropriate intel variable.