[K12OSN] SL 6 no cmov support in kernel
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Wed Feb 22 20:42:12 UTC 2012
On 02/22/2012 07:19 AM, Barry Cisna wrote:
> Hello All,
> Just wanted to report this somewhat unknown non-available feature in
> default kernel in SL6. When trying to boot the Ebox 2300 TC's we have we
> receive this when PXE starts to run on the TC and then stops.
> "This kernel requires the following features not present on the cpu.
Actually it is the other way around. The i686 kernel uses the cmov
instruction which the the CPU doesn't have. This means your CPU
probably isn't at least a i686 (ex: old Via Samuel cores etc.)
Old distributions that have old i386 or possibly i586 kernels are
probably your best bet if you need to support the hardware.
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