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Date:	Sun, 8 Nov 2009 20:51:58 +0100
From:	Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
To:	Matteo Croce <technoboy85@...il.com>
Cc:	Sven-Haegar Koch <haegar@...net.de>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: i686 quirk for AMD Geode

> >> But no standard distribution will be made available in a geode special
> >> version - not enough machines in the marekt. So I think it is better to
> >> be able to use the i686 specific things they already support, like
> >> libc6-686 from debian for example.
> >
> > So hack your distribution to use libc6-686 if you know that it is
> > safe... (that is no NOPL usage there). Still no need to break
> > /proc/cpuinfo.
> 
> Better to be sure that a NOPL whouldn't SIGILL your program, isn't
> it?

SIGILL is easier to debug than NOPL mysteriously taking 100x time it
should, sorry.
									Pavel

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