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Re: [SLE] Recompiling kernel
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 10:11:41 -0400
  • Message-id: <1148047901.30874.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2006-05-19 at 08:01 +0200, Per Jessen wrote:
> Chaitanya Chalasani wrote:
>
> > When i check the kernel configuration the processor type, for which
> > the kernel is built , is 586. Will recompiling the kernel for the
> > processor present in my machine improve the performace of the kernel?
>
> Perhaps, but you won't necessarily notice.
>
> > If yes then what processor type should I choose for my centrino ( is
> > it Pentium M or Pentium-4 M , I don't see centrino in kernel
> > configurations ).
>
> I believe the Centrino is based on PentiumM, which in turn in a modified
> Pentium III. Check your machine specs.
>
Centrino is the network component, Pentium is the processor part which I
believe is 686.

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Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998


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