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Re: [Xen-devel] xen 2.0 testing idle_loop -and -03

> 2) won't boot on p3 with compiled for for cyrix
>    does not boot whith Processor family set to "cyrix III/VIA-C3"

I looked into this. I don't know how it could ever have worked for
you in the past -- the crash is occurring because the kernel is
compiled with 3DNOW-specific instructions (in particular a
3dnow-specific PREFETCH instruction) that Intel CPUs simply do not
support. The system therefore crashes with an entirely legitimate
"invalid opcode" fault.

If you really want a kernel that will work on both Cyrix/C3 and P3,
try selecting "Pentium-Pro" as processor type. If that fails I can
look at allowing configuration of "Pentium Classic".

 -- Keir

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