Timothy Lee wrote: > On 01/11/2010 02:29 PM, Christopher Chan wrote: >> 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 >> Pentium? > Got some VIA C3 processors that absolutely refuse to run i686 kernels. Yeah, who knows what has been turned on on those i686 kernels. > They were running on Fedora 7, but that's getting too abandoned for any > good. > http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc/i386-and-x86_002d64-Options.html Try C3 optimization instead then.