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Re: 2.1.72 precompiled with no L2

To: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Subject: Re: 2.1.72 precompiled with no L2
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 1998 19:44:50 +0100
Cc: SGI Linux <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980114120233.2369F-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>; from Alex deVries on Wed, Jan 14, 1998 at 12:07:15PM -0500
References: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980114111306.2369C-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca> <Pine.LNX.3.95.980114120233.2369F-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Wed, Jan 14, 1998 at 12:07:15PM -0500, Alex deVries wrote:

> ftp://ftp.linux.sgi.com/pub/test/vmlinux-indy-noL2-2.1.72.tar.gz
> is available for your usage and testing.  
> 
> This is for machines with no L2 cache.  I can't test it myself, since my
> machine does have that cache.
> 
> Should L2 cache perhaps be a compiling option? Is it possible for the
> kernel to auto-detect if there's cache or not?

I think I've already posted a dozen times that I've fixed this, I just
don't have the time to clean it up and commit.

  Ralf

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