Making NPTL the default for FC3, vanilla i386 support

Alan Cox alan at redhat.com
Wed May 19 14:43:08 UTC 2004


On Wed, May 19, 2004 at 03:36:27PM +0200, Leonard den Ottolander wrote:
> Hi Alan,
> 
> > Winchip is pentium equivalent, cyrix above cyrix 386 is 486 equivalent.
> 
> No. Maybe almost but not exactly. Both (Cyrix P166 and WinChip 200) miss
> tsc and cmov. The missing tsc is what causes rpm to fail. Missing cmov
> might cause other problems. See
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=103078 .

tsc is pentium and higher. cmov is pentium pro and higher. RPM is just broken
according to that bug.





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