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Old 07-22-2004, 10:42 AM   #1
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instead of recompile


I want to make sure my kernel knows my cpu is althon. How do I change the cpu module to get my kernel to use the amd althon instead of the intel one it uses?

Must I recomile my kernel, or can I just open a mod, fix it, and be done with it.

I have heard that mandrake will let me do this without recompiling.

Any thopughts? For the first time I do this a GUI would be nice.

thanks

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Old 07-22-2004, 10:55 AM   #2
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Pretty sure the only way you can change what the kernel thinks is by recompiling the kernel. Certain packages can be built using the -march option, however it doesnt change what you kernel thinks.


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