On Sunday 29 February 2004 10:36 am, Matthew Seaman wrote: > On Sun, Feb 29, 2004 at 12:12:02PM -0600, Teilhard Knight wrote: > > Just a couple of easy questions for you. Is a machine with an > > Athlon processor 1.4 MHz an i386 machine? And if so, what kind of > > processor should I select in my kernel? i586, or i686? > > One of these? > > CPU: AMD Athlon(TM) XP1600+ (1400.06-MHz 686-class CPU) > Origin = "AuthenticAMD" Id = 0x662 Stepping = 2 > > Features=0x383f9ff<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,PAE,MCE,CX8,SEP,MTRR,PGE,MC >A,CMOV,PA T,PSE36,MMX,FXSR,SSE> > AMD Features=0xc0480000<MP,AMIE,DSP,3DNow!> > > As /var/run/dmesg.boot says, it's a 686 class processor. >
I was going to send one of these but then I got to thinking about what you needed to know before you download an iso or whatever. The web site really doesn't tell you that an Athlon is a 686 and you need to know that before you do the install and can look at the dmesg output. Kent -- Kent Stewart Richland, WA http://users.owt.com/kstewart/index.html _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"