Originally posted by Syncrm
i386 is your cpu architecture. pretty much any 32bit CPU newer than a 286 is considered to be a 386 or 686.
having your kernel compiled for 386 support is just fine.
I know that stuff compiled for i386 will run
on a PII, PIV or Athlon ... what I meant is
that I want the whole system (not just my kernels,
which of course always have been tailored to my
systems) to be optimized for the appropriate CPU.
Binutils, Bash, gcc ... you name it :}