Followup to: <20000214222253.A2171@duncodin.demon.co.uk>
By author: Mike Civil <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> Selecting a processor type of PPro/6x86MX since 2.3.40 gives a panic at boot
> time for my 686MX from the following code:-
> + * If we configured ourselves for PGE, we'd better have it.
> + */
> +#ifdef CONFIG_X86_PGE
> + if (!cpu_has_pge)
> + panic("Kernel compiled for PPro+, requires PGE feature!");
This is dumb. It would be trivial to enable or disable PGE at
runtime. It isn't a fundamental change in how to do things, unlike
PSE or PAE.
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