[CentOS-docs] Article on building i586 CentOS-5 kernel
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Mon Jan 11 06:29:47 UTC 2010
Timothy Lee wrote:
> Dear all,
> I was searching for a recent i586 for CentOS-5 in the CentOSPlus
> repository. Finding none, I decided to try my hands at building one. I
> have documented the changes made to the stock SRPM for building an i586
> kernel on a temporary wiki page:
Wow. There are Pentium machines still running out there?
You do know that Pentium optimizations are only for Pentiums and that
such binaries could actually run slower on anything Pentium-II/Pentium
Pro and above than i386 (actually i486 optimized binaries iirc - must
check gcc) optimized binaries due to the architecture differences of the
Been such a long time since i saw any mention of i586.
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