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Date:	Sun, 8 Nov 2009 20:51:58 +0100
From:	Pavel Machek <>
To:	Matteo Croce <>
Cc:	Sven-Haegar Koch <>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
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.

(cesky, pictures)
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