[ltp] Re: double checking Debian's 686-pae vs. -486 probe

linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 25 May 2011 08:05:49 +0800

you know I am learning more and more from you fellows every day.

I have some specific recommendations: forget about listing individual
brands, just say "available in many newer CPUs, check your /proc/cpuinfo" .

> Nothing happens. You just won't be able to use pae capabilities. Which
> means you are limited to ~3.5GiB physical memory.
BH> Also no SMP.
> Nor NX.
Excellent to know. Do mention that on the Description.
Knowing that I can now switch my sneakernet to a pure -486
implementation, as I won't be missing a thing.
3.5GiBs of physical memory? They're not as cheap as gum sticks,
you know. Speaking of which,