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Old 02-23-2010, 08:26 AM   #1
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Correct processor family for Pentium Dual Core T2390


Compiling a kernel on this machine first time and get upset with which processor family/type/options to select for my Intel Pentim Dual Core T2390.
Does sombody know how to configure kernel better for this processor?
 
Old 02-23-2010, 09:48 AM   #2
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The T2390 is a Merom family CPU, formerly sold as Core 2 Duo processors, so the best option is probably to optimize for the Core 2 series.

Good luck with your new kernel.
 
Old 02-23-2010, 10:27 AM   #3
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Thank you very much, I’ll try this configuration.
 
Old 02-23-2010, 10:29 AM   #4
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post the output of 'cat /proc/cpuinfo' and it will be easier to tell.

Usually I check the results against:
http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Safe_Cflags/Intel
 
Old 02-23-2010, 11:18 AM   #5
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Here is /proc/cpuinfo

Code:
processor	: 0
vendor_id	: GenuineIntel
cpu family	: 6
model		: 15
model name	: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual  CPU  T2390  @ 1.86GHz
stepping	: 13
cpu MHz		: 1861.827
cache size	: 1024 KB
physical id	: 0
siblings	: 2
core id		: 0
cpu cores	: 2
apicid		: 0
initial apicid	: 0
fdiv_bug	: no
hlt_bug		: no
f00f_bug	: no
coma_bug	: no
fpu		: yes
fpu_exception	: yes
cpuid level	: 10
wp		: yes
flags		: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe nx lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts pni dtes64 monitor ds_cpl est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr pdcm lahf_lm
bogomips	: 3723.65
clflush size	: 64
power management:

processor	: 1
vendor_id	: GenuineIntel
cpu family	: 6
model		: 15
model name	: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual  CPU  T2390  @ 1.86GHz
stepping	: 13
cpu MHz		: 1861.827
cache size	: 1024 KB
physical id	: 0
siblings	: 2
core id		: 1
cpu cores	: 2
apicid		: 1
initial apicid	: 1
fdiv_bug	: no
hlt_bug		: no
f00f_bug	: no
coma_bug	: no
fpu		: yes
fpu_exception	: yes
cpuid level	: 10
wp		: yes
flags		: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe nx lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts pni dtes64 monitor ds_cpl est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr pdcm lahf_lm
bogomips	: 3724.08
clflush size	: 64
power management:
And thank you for link to the gentoo wiki page, I wonder how didn’t I found it myself…

Last edited by smmurf; 02-23-2010 at 11:21 AM. Reason: Addition
 
Old 02-23-2010, 11:55 AM   #6
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Yeah, the family 6, model 15 is a Core2 Duo/Quad.
http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Safe_...eron_Dual-Core

hw-tph was right.
 
  


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