Optimizationn questions?

Danny Pansters danny at ricin.com
Thu Mar 15 02:39:10 UTC 2007

On Thursday 15 March 2007 02:16, Gary Kline wrote:
> 	Two quick one for kernel and/or compiler wizards:  first, is
> 	a 400Mz processor considered a 586 (for my KERNELCONF file)?

Think its 686 (but really, leaving 486 and 586 in isn't going to slow down 
booting or anything!) I always say: Use GENERIC unless you have a good reason 
not to.

> 	Second, is it safe to do a buildworld with -O3?  If there are

No. It's not supported if things break.

> 	stability concerns, I'll go with the default when I rebuild my
> 	6.2 systems.

The defaults should be fine. Also, like I said consider just using GENERIC and 
load the odd kmod if needed. Generally it's less headache and equal 

> 	thanks in advance,
> 	gary



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