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Re: [SLE] Recompiling kernel
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 08:01:39 +0200
  • Message-id: <e4jn03$ps$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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.

> Does choosing the option of Low Latency Desktop Preemption a better
> choice than Unforced Preemption Server which is default for my
> centrino Laptop.

For a laptop, it is probably a better choice.


/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich


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