Subject: Re: wrong CPU detection
To: None <>
From: John C. Hayward <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/17/1994 08:47:38
>  |  Name: Yeng-Chee Su              Dept:  Computer Engineering         |__/
>   I've just installed NetBSD-current on a new machine.  The CPU is a intel
> 486DX2-66.  However, the kernel detects a wrong CPU type as a Pentium.  I
> think it might be wrong code in locose.s.  All non-detectable 486 CPU will
> be regarded as 586.  The kernel is 94/02/14.  Without adding I_586 in
> configuration, I can't start the machine.
I have observed the same problem on a Gateway DX2-50 with an earlier kernel
(Jan 28th if I remember correctly).  Since we were having the hanging keyboard
problem we gave up on the current-kernel and used 09.