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RE: [Xen-devel] xen,bproc and grub

On Mon, 15 Nov 2004, Adam Sulmicki wrote:

> > any idea if xen works with this cpu?
> >
> >     CPU: Centaur VIA Samuel 2 stepping 03
> >
> > linux boots on it just fine, but .. looking at comments in x86_32.S I see
> > it wants "P6+" cpu. I seem have some difficulty figuring out exactly what
> > this CPU supoprts but the url below states that if nothing else it should
> > be compiled as in "march=i586"... but for example if it supports 4MB pages
> > is not clear to me.
> >
> > http://www3.sympatico.ca/howlettfamily/epia/epia.html
> ah, I think I found the datascheet, go to
>       http://www.viatech.com/en/products/processors/c3/specs.jsp
> then click on "Datasheet (Samuel 2)" what gives you:
>       http://www.viatech.com/en/downloads/datasheets/processors/c3_samuel2.zip
> so far I see:
>       3 - Page Size Extensions (4MB) 0
> whereas the x86_32.S seems assume 4MB pages support.

oh oh!

seems like that assumption needs repair :-)


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